In the end of last year an inhabitant of the Końskowola commune, East Poland, found an unexploded grenade dating back to World War 2. He has hidden it in a shed over Christmas cause he didn’t want to disturb the Police over the holidays.
Remains of a Soviet Remain of a Soviet Ilyushin Il-4 bomber were found after 73 years from it being shot down during World War 2 fights near the German death camp at Auschwitz, present-day Oświęcim, South Poland.
Customs officers at the border crossing between Poland and Ukraine at Korczowa seized a bayonet, a canteen, a mug, a canister, soldier tags and buttons that are believed to be of historic value.
An artillery shell dating back to World War 2 was discovered by a Police patrol in Gdańsk, North Poland. The object was found placed on the sidewalk.
Archaeologists in Lwówek, West Poland, found a grave with remains of German soldiers that were bound with a blue cord. The grave dates back to World War II.
Team of researchers exploring the underground structures of Festung Küstrin, Kostrzyń nad Odrą, West Poland, discovered a cache of personal belongings that were left by a person who probably fled the building before an air raid.
Archaeologists uncovered skeletal and cremation burials dating to 1st Cent. BC – 1st Cent. AD in Wierzbiczany, North Poland. The site is believed to be a component of a network of sites associated with a transregional settlement complex of Germanic tribes.
A mechanical digger operating at a beach between Dziwnów and Dziwnówek, North-West Poland, has hit some unexploded ordnance. It exploded lifting the digger in the air.
Seven Soviet howitzers were discovered in a car that was passing the border between Poland and Ukraine in Hrebenne, East Poland.
A trove of ancient silver coins was discovered near Drelów, East Poland. The coins date back to the 2nd or 3rd century AD.
Excavations in Mikulin, South-East Poland, revealed the existence of a ringfort dating back 6000 years.
A farmer from Bońkowo Kościelne, Central Poland, unearthed an ancient sword while ploughing his field. The artefact is believed to be 2000 years old.
A 39-year-old individual was arrested in Warlubie, North Poland, for illegally conducting excavations and theft of archaeological artefacts.
During the clearing of roadside ditches near Sulimy, near Giżycko, North-East Poland, two large objects resembling unexploded ordnance were discovered. Sappers called onto the site identified them as probably German 28-cm Nebelwerfer shells.
Routine check at the Lublin Airport, East Poland, revealed a smuggle attempt of historic gold coins by a US citizen heading for Munich, Germany.
A 13500-year-old carved bison bone, which was dredged up from the bottom of the North Sea, was announced to be the oldest work of art found in the Netherlands.
Archaeologists reconstructed the face of a wealthy Wari noblewoman who was buried 1200 years ago at the age of at least 60 in a tomb located in El Castillo de Huarmey, Peru, with rich goods, such as jewellery, flasks, and weaving tools made of gold.
A time capsule from 1934, that was recently discovered within the parish church in Września, West Poland, was opened, revealing letters and documents inside.
Initially, the large settlement was discovered near Rzemienowice, South-central Poland, by aerial archaeologists. Then, regular excavations confirmed and dated the find 2000 years into the past.
Parts of a tank were unearthed during construction works of the second line of subway in Warsaw, capital of Poland.