Amber Room

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Polish Officials: Nazi-Train Hunters Found 'Something'

Walbrzych officials say a military train has been found

(Newser) - Polish officials say a military train has been discovered in Walbrzych, but it's not yet clear if it's the famed Nazi gold train rumored to have vanished in southwest Poland in 1945. Walbrzych "is full of mysterious stories because of its history," says Zygmunt Nowaczyk, the... More »

Man Thinks He Knows Where Nazis Hid the 'Amber Room'

But Karl-Heinz Kleine needs a new drill to continue his search of Wuppertal

(Newser) - The fabulous Amber Room looted by the Nazis from a Russian palace in 1941 may be the world's "most valuable piece of lost art," according to Reuters —and a 68-year-old man in western Germany thinks he knows where it is. Karl-Heinz Kleine and friends from his... More »

Germans Find Hidden Nazi Gold

Gold pinpointed in cavern, stolen chamber of the czars could be nearby

(Newser) - Treasure hunters in Germany have announced they've found a secret stash of Nazi gold in an underground cavern and they believe it could be from the looted Amber Room of the Russian czars, Der Speigel reports. Instruments have detected what could be 2 tons of gold in the cavern near... More »

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