Four youths from Hamm, North-West Germany, uncovered a rifle dating back to World War 2 while taking a detour on their bikes through the Pilsholz neighbourhood.
Archaeologists have unearthed a mass grave of German soldiers in Wodników Górny, South-West Poland. The individuals were possibly shot dead by Russian soldiers during World War 2.
The trove of valuables hidden by Germans during WW2 in Lubomierz, discovered last year, will stay on exhibition in the local monastery museum by a decision of the officials.
A family spending the summer at the Baltic shore, discovered a part from an airplane at the beach near Podczele, Northern Poland.
Excavations by the Nowy Targ (New Market) town square in Wrocław, Poland, unearthed remains of Medieval houses and artefacts revealing how the city looked before destruction during World War 2.
Conservation works at the Fortress 52a “Łopianka” in Kraków, South Poland, lead to a discovery of a large portion of the original armoured dome at a nearby scrapyard.
A time capsule, which was discovered in the tower of the burnt cathedral in Gorzów Wielkopolski, West Poland, was opened. It contained objects sealed in 1934, including documents and money.
A forest ranger discovered some unexploded ordnance in a forest near Sierpc, Central Poland. After informing the local Police sappers conducted excavations at the site, unearthing over 2000 bombs and missiles dating back to World War 2.
Construction workers discovered a piece of unexploded ordnance dating to World War 2 at a residential building construction site in South Praga district of Warsaw, Poland.
Archaeologists accidentally discovered remains of buildings dating back to World War 2 Harvey in South West Australia.
Nearly 10000 people had to be evacuated from the areas of Zaścianek and Grabówka near Białystok, North-eastern Poland, due to the discovery of a 500kg air bomb. The bomb was removed but a next one was found few days later at the same site.
Archaeologists discovered remains of a castle, dating back to 16-18th centuries, while conducting drainage works at a World War 2 bunker in Wodzisław Śląski, South Poland.
Construction works in Świerzowa, South-eastern Poland, unearthed remains of a German World War 2 military airplane.
Criminal Police officers from Lidzbark, Northern Poland, discovered a stash of illegal ammunition dating back to World War 2 that was being held in a private flat in the city.
During cleaning and revitalisation works at an Evangelical cemetery in Gostków, South-western Poland, four glass jars were dug out, revealing their mysterious content.
Scientists discovered that about 60 percent of a World War 2 shipwreck of HMAS Perth located off the coast of Java has vanished due to large-scale illegal salvaging for scrap metal at the site.
The square in front of the Collegiate church of St Nicholas in Końskie, south-central Poland, was once a cemetery for fallen Wehrmacht soldiers and civil administration workers of the Third Reich in German occupied Poland. Last March and April, after nearly 80 years, the graves were opened to exhume the bodies and move them to a cemetery for German soldiers in Siemianowice Śląskie. This is a brief story of the cemetery and the investigation of the site.
Team of explorers uncovered numerous large stones with German inscriptions along with a mysterious bottle with a letter inside near Przemków, South-western Poland. The finds are believed to date to World War II when German youth camps operated in the area.
A international expedition of researchers and divers has recovered the bell of ORP Kujawiak, a destroyer escort vessel which was sunk during World War II off shore of Malta.
Historical floor tiles were unearthed in a park in Poland’s capital, Warsaw, by unknown individuals. Heritage authorities who investigated the site identified them as remains of a hospital building around 1792 in the Jazdów district.