Category: History

  • In Poland You Can Find An Impressive System Of Fortification

    In Polish, it is known as Międzyrzecki Rejon Umocniony, in short MRU. You can recognize it under the English name The Festungsfront Oder-Warthe-Bogen (Fortified Front Oder-Warthe-Bogen), also called the Festung im Oder-Warthe-Bogen or Ostwall (East Wall). This impressive system of fortification was a fortified military defence line of Nazi Germany between the Oder and Warta rivers, near Międzyrzecz. Built […] More

  • A 100+ Year Old Tree Growing Inside A Church In Greece

    This amazing church is located at Samarina, Greece, built in 1812. It is devoted to Virgin Mary and every year on the 15th of August a great celebration takes place in the village gathering visitors from all over the country. At some point a small pine tree grew inside the church’s temple and now it […] More

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  • Photographer Shows Germany After The World War II

    Germany after the war 1952 – 1967 It was no more than eight years after the surrender of the Nazi government when Josef Heinrich Darchinger set out on his photographic journey through the West of a divided Germany. The bombs of World War II had reduced the country’s major cities to deserts of rubble. Yet […] More

  • In Rome, Construction Workers Dig Up Ancient Military Barracks While Building Metro Station

    In Rome, two years ago construction workers expected to find nothing but dirt while digging up a new subway line in Rome. They thought wrong, and discovered an archeological find instead. Archaeological investigations for the new Metro C line began in 2006, with the first stations operational 8 years later. As work continues to expand […] More