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At the “Rzym” inn there is… a fragment of a German armored train

The owners of the “Rzym” inn in Wrocław’s Jarnołtówek captured a fragment of … an armored train. How is this possible?

We are talking about a shooting and observation dome from the German armored train “Pörsel”, which Andrzej Dworak, co-owner of the “Rzym” inn, bought from the widow of Wojciech Stojak, a famous Wrocław explorer. Stojak claimed that the train took part in the battles for Festung Breslau, and the name comes from the name of the train’s creator and its first commander. After it was damaged by the Soviets, it was dismantled and the individual elements were used as separate points of resistance. The Stojak dome was unearthed in Karłowice near the track. Today, it increases the attractiveness of the place, encourages people to become interested in the history of Wrocław, strengthens local patriotism and arouses pacifist feelings – Wrocław is an attractive place to live in and nobody wants to change it.

 

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