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    Retired miner Tadeusz Slowikowski, in his garage in Walbrzych, Poland, shows a model he made of the place where, according to him, a Nazi train, probably laden with gold and valuables, entered a mountain tunnel and was hidden as the Nazis were fleeing the Red Army in the spring of 1945.

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    A view of a tunnel and shelter approximately 160 feet under Ksiaz Castle that the Nazis were building for Hitler’s safety and that were part of a giant system of tens of kilometers of tunnels. in Walbrzych, Poland.

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    A view of Ksiaz Castle in Walbrzych, Poland.

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    Tourist guide Andrzej Gaik, who has been searching for the legendary Nazi gold train, shows the place where, together with another explorer, Tadeusz Slowikowski, he dug in 2001 to find a tunnel and a legendary Nazi gold train.

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    The potential site where a Nazi gold train is believed to be hidden, near the city of Walbrzych, Poland. Polish authorities have blocked off a wooded area near the railroad track after scores of treasure hunters swarmed southwest Poland looking for the alleged gold train.

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    Deputy Culture Minister Piotr Zuchowski, speaking to the press in Warsaw on Aug. 28, 2015, said he has seen an image made by ground-penetrating radar that seemed to prove the discovery of an armored Nazi train missing in southwestern Poland since World War II, and is “more than 99 percent certain that this train exists.”

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