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Thieves steal famed sign at Auschwitz death camp

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posted on Dec, 18 2009 @ 03:59 AM
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Apparently the sign at the gates of Auschwitz was stolen.

Why?

I'm a history buff so I'm sad to see this happened and fail to see a reason.

Link here: ca.reuters.com...


Mod Edit: Changed Title to English

[edit on 12/18/2009 by semperfortis]

Sorry about the title, mods. I didn't post in breaking news so I took liberty with the original title of "Arbeit Macht Frei"

[edit on 18-12-2009 by Heatburger]




posted on Dec, 19 2009 @ 02:45 PM
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I hope they recover it, it is an extremely poignant object that stands as a reminder of the evil of men, and acts as a caution for those who would repeat the Nazi's mistakes.

I think it was probably stolen to order for a collector of Nazi memorabilia.

It would be worth an absolute fortune!

All the best, Kiwifoot!



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