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1934 Nazi Time Capsule Recovered in Poland

Discussion in 'Prelude to War & Poland 1939' started by The_Historian, Sep 17, 2016.

  1. The_Historian

    The_Historian Pillboxologist Patron   WW2|ORG Editor

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    Can't believe the state of preservation.
    "A black cylinder full of sinister Nazi mementos has been discovered buried in concrete in a former training centre built for Hitler's followers.
    The 'time capsule' was found in the Polish town of Zlocieniec - which was part of Germany until 1945.
    Although it was long known to have been buried at the Ordensburg Krossinsee centre, currently used by the Polish Army, archaeologists were unable to access it for decades.

    The centre was used to train future Nazi leaders.
    In order to reach the copper capsule, researchers had to cut through groundwater, pick their way through thick concrete and dodge German mines.
    After cutting it open with a chainsaw, they found it contained an original Nazi badge and two volumes of Hitler's notorious book Mein Kampf, as well as envelopes filled with coins, photos and letters."
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3794135/Reichsmarks-Nazi-badge-two-volumes-Mein-Kampf-Nazi-time-capsule-1934-buried-cement-Hitler-s-former-training-school.html#ixzz4KWhMMHZU
     
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  2. belasar

    belasar Court Jester Staff Member

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    Those artifact's are in remarkable condition.
     
  3. LRusso216

    LRusso216 Graybeard Staff Member Patron  

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    I agree with Darrell. The state of preservation is astounding. especially considering that they're 82 years old.
     

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