Archaeologists excavating the areas where the new subway lines are being developed in Warsaw, Poland, have found numerous artefacts and features linked to the rich history of the capital.
A World War II bomb, found in Kordelio, Thessaloniki’s suburb, Greece, forced a massive evacuation involving 72000 people in order to secure and transport the object out of the populated area.
An amateur amber collector discovered remains of a military car on a beach in Pobierowo, North-western Poland. The object was identified as a Volkswagen Kübelwagen, possibly abandoned in 1945, in final months of World War II.
A group of explorers discovered an abandoned cellar in the old town of Kostrzyn nad Odrą, West Poland. The room was intact since being buried about 70 years ago.
Construction workers found two guns during renovation of two houses in Słupsk, northern Poland. The weapons, found separately are a Polish Vis wz. 35 and German Mauser gun.
Workers segregating metal at a scrapyard in Pleszew, West-Central Poland, discovered 80 kilograms of various unexploded ordnance dating to World War II.
Warsaw’s Office for the Protection of Monuments has given a permission to Polskie Koleje Państwowe (Polish State Railways) to demolish the bunkers built by Germans during World War II. The officials decided that these military shelters do not possess any historical value.
A hidden safe box of a Warsaw Uprising fighter was found in a flat in Warsaw’s Praga district. The possible owner of the box is known as are some details about his life prior, during and after World War II.
Geodesists using non-invasive survey equipment carried out measurements at Treblinka, one of the German concentration camps from World War II in Poland. The Nazis levelled the are of the camp and planted it with lupin trying to conceal its secrets.
Artefacts being 2500 years old were found during a scheduled clearing of a forest area in the district of Wipsowo, northern Poland, from potential unexploded ordnance by sappers in cooperation with archaeologists.
Remains of two World War II boats were salvaged by explorers at a Baltic beach in Sztutowo, northern Poland. One wreck was identified as a gunboat sunk in 1945 and the other is a fishing boat.
Police in Gorzów, West Poland, was notified about the possibility of unexploded ordnance being located underground in the area of a former military base. Sappers called on the scene found numerous World War II armaments and ammunition.
A team of Polish and Jewish archaeologists discovered a filled-in tunnel during works at the former World War II German concentration camp at Sobibór, eastern Poland. This is probably the tunnel used by a group of prisoners to escape from the Sonderkommando barracks.
The historic Artillery Drill Hall in Fremantle, West Australia, became the site of archaeological excavations aimed at revealing the structure’s history. The building dates to 1895 and was extended during World War II.
On the 75th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack in 1941 two Japanese mini submarines were explored with a robotic vehicle. The exploration of the sunken war vessels was live-streamed.
In just two days work over a dozen 120-litre plastic bags were filled by remains of shoes as part of exploration of the German World War II Konzentrationslager Stutthof in northern Poland.
First season of a three-year project of archaeological investigation of the Westerplatte area revealed numerous artefacts from the early days of World War II. The site is the place of the Battle of Westerplatte, the first battle in the invasion of Poland and marked the start of the Second World War in Europe.
Scientists managed to study a wreckage of a sunken World War II barge that is located on the seabed at the entrance to the port in Kołobrzeg, northern Poland. The landing barge was possibly used in 1945 in evacuation of city’s citizens.
Police from the precinct in Ujście arrested a man who was conducting illegal search on registered archaeological sites with use of a metal detector. In his home the officers discovered nearly 1000 artefacts obtained in a potentially illegal way.
Excavations unearthed the remains of a World War II Lancaster NN775 bomber that crashed in boggy terrain at Bunsbeek, about 45 kilometres east of Brussells, Belgium.