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August 26, 2015 10:32 am

Jewish Tombstones and WWII Plane Discovered in Polish River Gone Dry

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The remnant of a Soviet fighter plane and Jewish tombstones were found in the  Vistula river in Poland. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

The remnant of a Soviet fighter plane and Jewish tombstones were found in the Vistula river in Poland. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

As river levels in Poland fall to record lows in a prolonged drought, Jewish tombstones and a Soviet fighter plane with the remains of its pilots have been found in the riverbank, evidence of Poland’s tortured 20th-century history.

Those discoveries follow the findings of stone fragments from the early 20th-century Poniatowski bridge across the Vistula river in Warsaw, which the Germans blew up in 1944 as they crushed the Warsaw uprising. The bridge was rebuilt after the war.

Read full story at The Guardian.

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