From discos to bat sanctuaries and art galleries, old bomb shelters have seen a renaissance across Poland.
Born on the 27th of October 1898 in Kielce, Józef Hartman’s significant role in training and mentoring the young Polish soldiers who had volunteered for the special undercover mission, came soon after his arrival to Great Britain in 1940.
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 whereabouts of the complex remains a mystery, but the hunt is on to find it.
Born in Warsaw in 1912, the life of Kazimierz Leski who went on to head up the counter-espionage activities of the ultra secretive Musketeers resistance group, is still relatively unknown.
From the outside the palace is as large as it is divisive, but in the tunnels beneath it lies a fascinating mix of the historical and the bizarre.
London commuters have the chance to read the poetry that helped keep Polish culture alive during the dark days of partition.