Treasure hunters in Poland plan to dig up 10 tonnes of Hitler’s gold

April 30, 2021 by No Comments Wight and Stuart Dowell/4-28-2021

photograph of pile of German 20 mark gold coins minted just prior to Germany's nightmare hyperinflation“Treasure hunters are planning to dig up what they say could be 48 crates of Nazi gold worth nearly half a billion pounds at a palace used by Hitler’s SS as a brothel. The dig, which starts next week, is hoped to uncover 10 tonnes of gold along with other valuables in the grounds of the 18th century palace in the village of Minkowskie in southern Poland. The treasure was stolen on the orders of SS boss Heinrich Himmler towards the end of WWII to set up a Fourth Reich.”

USAGOLD note: Fascinating story with plenty of photo imagery from the period and now.


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