Has a Nazi art train been found?! (ctd.)

August 27 2015

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Probably not (still) but there has been great excitement in the news that maybe one has been, in the Polish town of Walbrzych. 

Update - the news reports say 'a gold train' has been found (or rather, as the Mail says, a train 'HAS been found'):

Speaking at a press briefing in the capital Warsaw this afternoon, Piotr Zuchowski, Poland’s National Heritage and Conservation Officer, said: 'Information about where this train is and what its contents are were revealed on the deathbed of a person who had knowledge of the secret of this train.'

He added that Polish authorities had now seen evidence of the train’s existence from pictures taken using a ground-penetrating radar.

Mr Zuchowski said the find was 'unprecedented', adding: 'We do not know what is inside the train.

'Probably military equipment but also possibly jewellery, works of art and archive documents. 

'Armoured trains from this period were used to carry extremely valuable items and this is an armoured train, it is a big clue.'

Of course, the picture we'd really hope to find on the train is the Czartoryski Raphael.

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