The publication of a map of the hidden treasure that Nazi soldiers stole and hid during the 1944 Battle of Arnhem has sparked excitement in the Gelderland region of the Netherlands, for the first time in 79 years.
stored in the Dutch National Archives mapIt was first viewed earlier this month, along with hundreds of documents related to the Second World War.
The treasure, thought to contain many precious jewels and diamonds, is buried near the village of Ommeren in the central Gelderland region. The location of the treasure is clearly marked with a red cross on the map.
FALL ON THE ROADS THAT TAKES METAL DETECTOR
Associated Press (AP) news According to the news the agency shared with its readers, treasure hunters who bought metal detectors and shovels started their research by copying the map to their mobile phones.
Marco Roodveldt, a resident of the village of Ommeren, told the agency that with the publication of the map, many people came and searched with metal detectors, and the people in the village were eagerly waiting for the result.
THE MUNICIPAL WARNED
While the pits dug by the treasure hunters around the village are seen in the images on social media, the Buren Municipality, to which the Ommeren village is affiliated, made a written statement on its website.
The municipality pointed out that the area was a World War II front line, and “Searching in the area is dangerous due to the possibility of unexploded bombs, land mines and artillery shells. That’s why we advise you not to go looking for Nazi treasure” warned.
THE NETHERLANDS EVEN BROUGHT A NAZI OFFICER TO THE REGION TO EXIST
It is unknown whether the authorities will seize the loot if the treasure is found. But this is not the first search for valuables stolen by the Nazis.
Numerous attempts have been made over the years to find the hidden treasure, according to the NL Times. Even Holland The government even brought a Nazi officer to the area to help find the loot, but nothing was found.
Millions dollar 3 basic scenarios are on the agenda regarding the loot, which is thought to be worthwhile and cannot be found with a tulle;
-Your booty treasure found by hunters
-Buried items were found by accident and not reported
-Nazi soldiers to go to the region before the end of the war and take back the spoils