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Claimed discovery of Nazi gold train stirring hope in western Poland

Claimed discovery of Nazi gold train stirring hope in western Poland

Whether it's a hoax, wishful thinking or a bombshell discovery, the claim of two treasure hunters to have found a legendary Nazi train laden with gold is stirring up excitement in western Poland. Residents of the Owl Mountains area southwest of Wroclaw have traded tales for decades about a train with Third Reich markings passing through in early 1945 as the Nazis sought to carry off looted gold and other valuables ahead of the Soviet Red Army's advance. Historians are throwing wet blankets on the claim, pointing out that there has never been any evidence found in the Nazis' usually detailed documentation of operations to give credence to the myth. But local officials...

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