Archaeologists exhuming the grave in the town of Barborów came across bullet-ridden helmets, broken bones, dog tags, coins, Swastika badges, shoes, a whistle and a chain with a lucky horseshoe.
Included in the find at the Lamsdorf POW camp now in Łambinowice were doctor's needles, a fragment of a razor, as well as underwear and uniform buttons, metal utensils, and cast-iron elements of heating stoves.
According to archeologists examining the medieval king’s tomb at Wawel castle in Kraków, the nickname might not even refer to the king’s height, which is thought to have been 120cm.
Included among the artefacts, archaeologists found a map template belonging to a Polish officer for marking troop movements, a bottle of Troika cologne and a slew of other discoveries relating to Guardhouse No. 5 which was destroyed during the siege.
The team of researchers from the Nicholas Copernicus University in Toruń found that the body in the village of Pień had a sickle placed over its neck, which they say would have been to prevent her from returning to mortality, and a padlock on the big toe of her left foot.
VIDEO: Archaeologists from the Stanisław Staszic Regional Museum in Piła stumbled upon the discovery while combing through the river Gwda in western Poland.
Belonging to the Polish saint Władysław I the Holy, the bones were discovered in an ossuary in Bory Castle in Székesfehérvá.
The girl, identified as Kornelia, had been visiting a plot near Kruszyn when she discovered part of a flint tool dating from thousands of years ago.
Described by archaeologists as a ‘sensation’ the metre-long weapon was found in Lower Silesia by three local history enthusiasts searching the area and stumbling upon the sword’s head lying about 30 centimetres underground.
During WWII, the site of the dig in what is now Warsaw’s Muranów district was the headquarters of the Jewish Combat Organisation, which was instrumental in organising and launching the ghetto uprising.