Conservation works of the Czocha Castle, South-West Poland, lead to a discovery of a hidden space, filled with valuable historic items, including an unique breathing apparatus, books, family albums, and a part of a rocket engine from a Messerschmitt airplane.
A World War 2 era mass grave containing remains of 125 soldiers was unearthed in Sukowice, South-West Poland. The soldiers are said to have been killed during fights between January and March 1945 and were mostly Hungarian and Romanian Germans.
Conservation works conducted in a small Church of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, just outside Warsaw’s Old Town, lead to a discovery of an unknown fresco painting showing angels and columns.
Two man, who found a piece of unexploded ordnance from World War 2 era decided to throw it into a fire in order to disarm it. One died at site of the explosion, the other passed away in the hospital after being severely injured.
A team of treasure hunters has unearthed parts of a Russian tank that were reported by the field’s owner near Sułoszowa, South Poland.
Police officers were alarmed that an air bomb was brought home by kids who found the object in a field near Szopinek, near Zamość, South-East Poland.
Archaeologists uncovered two ritual baths called “mikvah” at the site of the Great Synagogue in Vilnius, Lithuania. The 17th-century building was completely destroyed by Germans and Soviets during and after World War 2.
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.