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.
Five concrete compact shelters large enough for one person were discovered at a construction site in Poznań, West Poland. These bunkers, called “Einmann” date back to World War 2 and were used as a shelter during air raides.
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.
Over 20 grave pits and human remains were found at the Johannes Hevelius Park in Poznań, West Poland. The area is located near the former Soviet NKVD (People’s Commissariat for Internal Affairs) camp, hence it’s believed the graves belong to the victims of the Soviet regime, murdered after 1945.
The hurricane Gregory, which swept through Northern Poland causing rough weather at the Baltic shore has shifted dunes at the former Hel Fortified Area, uncovering bunkers and fortifications from the Cold War era.
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.
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 series of concentric cropmarks, indicating the possible presence of a rondel-like structure, has been sighted at Żelichów, North-West Poland. This find is extremely rare as only a handful of such Neolithic structures are known from Poland.