VIDEO: Coloured using a pioneering technique, the six-minute film titled simply ‘Warsaw 1915 In Colour’ is a stunning work that captures both the excitement and trepidation that greeted the early stages of the First World War.
Inside archaeologists came across bullets belonging to both German and Soviet troops leading researchers to believe it could have been the site of fierce fighting in 1944.
The rare find in the village of Ratajki in northwest Poland included maps, documents and an Iron Cross belonging to the Wehrmacht lieutenant who had been fleeing from the Russians at the end of WWII.
Piotr Marczenia (bottom right) from Świebodzin in Western Poland began cleaning up the forgotten Evangelical cemetery in the nearby village of Podła Góra in 2015 after becoming fascinated with the lives of those who had lived in the place where his mother had been born.
The jacket belonging to a Wehrmacht Lance Corporal was discovered wrapped in an oiled cloth in the town of Lubań, in the southeast of the country.
Practically untouched for decades, the wreck contains items ranging from military vehicles to porcelain, as well as many mysterious boxes with unknown contents, which are already capturing people’s imagination.
WARNING! GRAPHIC IMAGES: This incomprehensible human tragedy was planned and executed by the Germans at a concentration camp set up on the edge of the Łódź Ghetto for the specific purpose of abusing, humiliating and tormenting Polish children.
Identified by specialist divers as a U-649, the U-boat was a training sub and was assigned to the 5th training flotilla in Kiel, which trained crews in theory, practice with weapons and tactics, including hunting in ‘wolfpack’ formation.
The heads of the foreign affairs committees of the Polish lower house and parliaments of the Baltic States have voiced their concern over Russia's attempts to distort history by means of a new interpretation of the Ribbentrop-Molotov Pact.
The fragments of the Lützow warship settled at the bottom of the channel in April 1945 when the ship was the target of an air raid by the RAF 617 ‘Dambusters’ squadron. The haul that has now been raised includes the nine-tonne rear wall of the ship’s powerful 280mm gun tower, a copper range finder, screws and bolts and personal items such as lifejackets and belts.