A train full of Nazi gold discovered in Poland, treasure hunters say

August 20, 2015 3:08 PM

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A train full of Nazi gold discovered in Poland, treasure hunters say

It sounds like a movie plot: Two men claim to have found a Nazi-era train filled with gems, valuable art and gold that disappeared in the final days of World War II in 1945, when Soviet troops were crossing the eastern borders of Nazi Germany, according to the BBC.

The train is thought to have vanished near the city of Wroclaw, which is now part of Poland. For decades, treasure hunters unsuccessfully searched for it in a tunnel complex that was never finished. The Nazis had named the tunnel project "Riese," meaning "Giant," an indication of the massive dimensi...

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