Measuring between 1.3 to 1.5 metres long and 50cm in depth, the cylindrical metal canister was found in the conservatory of an 18th century palace used by Hitler’s SS as a brothel.
The dig at an old orangery in the palace grounds in the village of Minkowskie is being carried out by the Silesian Bridge Foundation which says it has a war diary written by a Waffen SS officer at the end of the war.
GALLERY: The birds-eye view into the past is available through the desktop version of Google Earth, with maps of Warsaw from 1935 as well as Gdańsk and Wrocław from 1943.
Originally opened in 1911, Café Berg was where locals would flock to drink beer, coffee and goat’s milk whilst enjoying concerts and views gazing down on gondoliers in the summer and ice skaters in the winter.
Finding Wrocław listed on TripAdvisor as an Emerging Destinations, Webber says the inclusion of one of his favourite city’s in Poland is ludicrous. “Under-the-radar? Only if you’ve spent the last two decades in a Kentucky jail,” he scoffs.
TFN’s John Beauchamp explores the intriguing family connections between The Duke of Edinburgh and Poland.
The Zeppelin Staaken took off from Breslau on On 4 August 1919, but never arrived at its destination of Kamieniec Podolski in Ukraine. Now researchers say they have found it in a forest near Raciborz, southwest Poland.
The project ‘Looking at Breslau from Under the Plaster’, aims to collate and systemize the pre-war shop signs, advertising and other street graphics and place them on a map that locals and tourists can use to explore and discover the city from a different perspective.