‘Nazi gold train’ investigators start surveying site in Poland

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Engineers are set to start surveying a railway embankment in south-westernPoland to establish how to dig out a “gold train” that is thought to have been buried there in the dying days of the Third Reich.

The existence of a Nazi gold train, its whereabouts and its cargo – possibly stolen valuables and artworks – remain one of the great unsolved mysteries of the second world war.

“In the past 70 years, three cold war secret services – the United States, the Russian, then the Polish – carried out searches,” said Piotr Koper, a 44-year-old builder who claims to have found the suspected armoured train with a fellow treasure hunter. “We succeeded because we are local people.”

Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/nov/08/nazi-gold-train-investigators-start-excavating-poland

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