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.
Archaeologists uncovered the remains of 8 more individuals at the Bródnowski cemetery, Warsaw, while looking for victims of the communist terror in Poland in the 2nd half of 1940s.
A World War 2 German bomb was discovered in London at the bank of Thames, near the Houses of Parliament. Disposal of the unexploded ordnance needed Waterloo and Westminster bridges to be closed and river traffic halted.
A German WW2 anti-tank mortar weapon, Panzerfaust, was found in Gdynia, northern Poland. The discovery was made during construction works.
A basement filled with numerous stone decorations and a air raid shelter tunnel were among the finds made by archaeologists in two cities in North Poland.