What's World War II? Siberian Family Lived Isolated for 40 Years

Smithsonian recounts tale of geologists finding them in 1978

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 29, 2013 5:03 PM CST | Updated Feb 2, 2013 7:40 AM CST

(Newser) Smithsonian has a fascinating story about a family of six that lived deep in the Siberian wilderness for 40 years with zero contact from other humans until geologists found them in 1978. Meaning they missed, among other things, all of World War II. The father,...   Read full story »


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