The melancholy piece entitled A Girl’s Tears by musician Bolesław ‘Bollo’ Ilnicki was found in a Scottish hospital where he composed it for the nurse who had looked after him in 1940.
Archeologists say the discovery at the site of a future apartment block has thrown into doubt the long-held belief that the nearby city of Gniezno was the country’s first capital city.
The skeletons with coins dating back to the reign of kings Sigismund III Vasa and John II Casimir were discovered in an area in southeast Poland known as the Church Mountains (Góry Kościelne) and confirm local legends of a children’s graveyard.
Clues found in an old book on the history of the school suggest the object was brought back from Egypt by a 19th century brewer and social activist from Lublin who funded the construction of the school building.
The unique footage from 1927 showing builders at work and nobles being shown around was discovered by the Polish Army Veterans Association which took it during a pre-war tour they made of the city.
Finds show a past love of oysters, beer and flour from Toruń.
Jewish tombstones were used to line the banks and bottom of the lake.
A proper blast from the past this week as Europe’s oldest hidden time capsule is revealed in Poland… What’s inside? Listen to this week’s Debrief to find out!
The unusual discovery which includes knives, forks, scissors, tools, pieces of leather and parts of shoes was made at the former main camp Auschwitz I during work in block 17, which was used to house prisoners who worked outside the camp.
The time capsule discovered by workers carrying out renovation work on a church in the small town of Ziębice, dates back to 1797 making it the oldest in Europe and the second oldest in the world.