And treasure looted by the Nazis during World War II it could be hiding in a small town in the Netherlands.
Since the National Archives of the Netherlands published documents from a German soldier, containing a hand-drawn map, there has been aroused curiosity about this mystery and el pueblo de Ommeren.
“Yes, it is spectacular news that has excited the entire town. But not only our town, but also people who are not from here. Many people have been spontaneously digging in places where they believe the treasure is buried,” says Marco. Roodveldt, inhabitant of Ommeren.
A German soldier key witness
At the end of the war one of the soldiers who supposedly witnessed the burial of the loot was interviewed by the Dutch authorities. With this information, the search for the treasure began in 1947, without success.
“This German soldier says in his witness statements that his company was in Arnhem in August ’44 when there was a bombing. They attack a bank building and also the vault, and all the possessions that were in the vault are left on the street “, says Annet Waalkens, a researcher at the National Archives of the Netherlands.
“They pocket what they can get, and they keep it in ammunition boxes, packing up everything they can find, and they keep it hidden for several months. About April 45, when the allies are advancing, things get complicated and they decide to bury the treasure right where they are“, agrega Waalkens.
Until now, no information has been received about any certain trace of the treasure; so the mystery continues.
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