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#310473 - 08/20/15 01:49 PM Nazi train found in Poland?
Mike (aka Byzanti) Online


Registered: 08/09/14
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Loc: US of A
nazi train in poland
According to the article, there may be a discovery afoot.....

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#310478 - 08/20/15 09:26 PM Re: Nazi train found in Poland? [Re: Mike (aka Byzanti)]
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Byz.,,, Man,, I don't know about that one.. Who would find it and not take a ton of photos at least... Really!! I hope they did find it,,but really doubt it... Guess we'll see pretty soon!

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#310489 - 08/21/15 09:50 AM Re: Nazi train found in Poland? [Re: Gaspare]
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Loc: Michigan
Seems like quite a longshot, to say the least if not less
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#310694 - 08/28/15 01:36 PM Re: Nazi train found in Poland? [Re: Skynyrd]
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Registered: 02/10/07
Posts: 1260
Loc: U.S.A.
Maybe there really is something to this...
New report 8/28/15
https://news.yahoo.com/radar-detects...124244439.html

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#310711 - 08/29/15 12:41 AM Re: Nazi train found in Poland? [Re: DAMAST]
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Loc: Michigan
link no good
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#310715 - 08/29/15 10:40 AM Re: Nazi train found in Poland? [Re: Skynyrd]
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Try this BBC Link wink
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#310833 - 09/01/15 06:05 PM Re: Nazi train found in Poland? [Re: Vern]
zet Online


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Loc: Poland
here is more about interesting places near the possibility train location
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_Riese

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#310842 - 09/02/15 12:54 AM Re: Nazi train found in Poland? [Re: zet]
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Registered: 03/04/07
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Loc: Michigan
I wonder if there is a case for Germany to claim ownership, as all of this transpired before Poland was handed the German land as spoils of war ? Most likely Germany, especially under its current soft leadership, would want to stay away from claiming even if entitled, but just as a point of discussion what do you guys think ?
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#310845 - 09/02/15 05:49 AM Re: Nazi train found in Poland? [Re: Skynyrd]
Mike (aka Byzanti) Online


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Interesting point...I agree they wouldn't claim it regardless...I doubt any treaty at the end gave the Germans much in terms of claiming, but rather laid out the framework for reparations to those they owed.

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#310855 - 09/02/15 03:46 PM Re: Nazi train found in Poland? [Re: Mike (aka Byzanti)]
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But sunken German Uboats, for instance, still remain the property of Germany. Not sure how/why it would be different for an armored train, but of course sea vs land are 2 different things.

Is there actually an account of "what they owe" ? Seems to me the current system is "keep giving, it will never be enough, we will tell you when to stop".
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#310862 - 09/02/15 10:05 PM Re: Nazi train found in Poland? [Re: Skynyrd]
Mike (aka Byzanti) Online


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True that, Doug....they certainly payed their dues...ww1 alone was a crusher.

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#317700 - 04/07/16 01:36 PM Re: Nazi train found in Poland? [Re: Mike (aka Byzanti)]
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Registered: 11/18/01
Posts: 3254
Loc: Canada
Any new news on this? Sort of disappeared off the radar screen...

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#325072 - 12/23/16 12:36 AM Re: Nazi train found in Poland? [Re: Doug Kenwright]
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Registered: 11/18/01
Posts: 3254
Loc: Canada
Btt in case anyone has new info..this story intrigues me..I like a good treasure hunt...!

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#325421 - 01/02/17 10:21 AM Re: Nazi train found in Poland? [Re: Doug Kenwright]
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#325422 - 01/02/17 11:23 AM Re: Nazi train found in Poland? [Re: Fitzer]
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Registered: 08/22/01
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Here is the article.
The search for a fabled Nazi gold train rumoured to be buried beneath mountains in Poland has ended in failure – but not for local residents, who have seen a surge of interest and investment in their town.
According to local legend, a treasure-filled train was hidden in a network of secret Nazi tunnels in the Owl Mountains, close to the town of Walbrzych in south-west Poland, as German soldiers fled from the advancing Soviet Army in 1945.
Last year two treasure hunters, Piotr Koper and Andreas Richter, sparked a media frenzy after claiming they were close to finding the train when radar images appeared to show several carriages buried nine metres underground.

But their week-long search ended in failure on Wednesday with no trace of the train having been found.
The explorers were forced to admit they had discovered “no train, no tunnel” as what initially appeared on radar images to be a carriage turned out to be a natural rock formation created by underground ice.
However, local residents have dicovered their own gold train, with the hunt for the Nazi train bringing a multi-million pound boost to the town of Walbrzych.
Tourism there is up 44% from last year, as treasure hunters and members of the public have flocked to help with the search.

“The publicity the town has gotten in the global media is worth roughly around $200 million,” Arkadiusz Grudzien, spokesman for the mayor of Walbrzych and head of the City Promotion Office, told the New York Times.
“Our annual budget for promotion is $380,000, so think about that. Whether the explorers find anything or not, that gold train has already arrived.”
Arleta Adamska, who runs an inn near the excavation site, said they had been "booked up all summer".
And the town’s mayor, Roman Szelemej, has suggested naming a nearby roundabout after Koper and Richter “in thanks for their services to our town.”
Walbrzych is home to 120,000 people and has struggled with high unemployment after five nearby coal mines were closed in the 1990s. Illegal mining operations have been one source of employment, but the town now looks set to benefit from its unexpected foray into treasure tourism.
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#325424 - 01/02/17 11:57 AM Re: Nazi train found in Poland? [Re: Jim W]
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Registered: 03/20/02
Posts: 9449
Loc: Brunswick Twp! Ohio
Well the locals got something! Was hoping it was true!

Made a good story!

Hey Military Nut! Maybe they found the lost wine!



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#325435 - 01/02/17 07:04 PM Re: Nazi train found in Poland? [Re: pvon]
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hi pvon
very intresting story and yes they found der fuhrers wine it shows his iron cross and el duce his wine looks like it has the age great stuff bubba god bless andy militarynut

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