About Westerplatte

Fallen Defenders Identified

In the autumn of 2019, a team of archaeologists from the Museum of the Second World War (MSWW) discovered the remains of nine defenders of Westerplatte. Through the collaboration between the Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk, the Pomeranian Medical University in Szczecin, and the Regional Commission for the Prosecution of Crimes against the Polish Nation of the Institute of National Remembrance in Gdańsk, seven fallen defenders of Westerplatte have been identified to date.


Digital Westerplatte

Individual artifacts, figures, or phenomena related to Westerplatte have been presented using modern communication techniques. As part of Digital Westerplatte, we present three-dimensional models related to the Military Transit Depot, which will bring the history of this place and its defenders closer to you.