Poland's 'Nazi gold train' find: Myth and reality

August 20, 2015 12:47 PM

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Poland's 'Nazi gold train' find: Myth and reality

The Silesian Nazi gold train legend has intrigued Poles for decades and caused many treasure hunts.

In early 1945, as the Red Army advanced further westwards during the final days of World War II, the authorities in the Lower Silesian capital of Breslau (now Wroclaw) collected several tons of gold bullion from the city's residents and deposited it in police headquarters.

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