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PINNAZ    476

I haven't seen many people in the Zombs community talk about this & it's an awesome Easter Egg that Treyarch put into The Giant.

 

This probably won't be story related at all but it also has a connection to Der Eisendrache (Watch the 3 minute video)

 

 

The Der Riese Gold Train

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nazi_gold_train

 

Found through the window in the tunnel next to Teleporter Z-C is a recently discovered (Allegedly in real life) Nazi Gold Train

 

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The so-called Nazi gold train and Wałbrzych gold train concerns a local legend of up to three Nazi German-era trains buried underground in Lower Silesia in January 1945 toward the end of World War II. The area is now part of southwest Poland, but was then part of southeast Germany. The train(s) are believed to be near the Polish city of Wałbrzych, which until 1945 was the German city of Waldenburg.

 

According to local legend, the train or trains left Breslau (now Wrocław) laden with gold and other treasures. They were driven into a system of tunnels under the Owl Mountains that were part of an unfinished Nazi secret Project Riese (German for "giant") near Wałbrzych. There they were buried in a warren of tunnels and mines created by the Nazis. The train(s) are rumored to hold up to 300 tons of gold, jewels, weapons, and masterpieces.

 

According to historians, it has never been proven the train(s) ever existed. In Poland's Communist era, the Polish army carried out fruitless searches.

 

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And this thread isn't finished, because here is a freakin' cool link to Der Eisendrache 

 

Hungarian Gold Train

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hungarian_Gold_Train

 

The Hungarian Gold Train was the German-operated train during World War II that carried stolen valuables, mostly Hungarian Jewish persons' property, from Hungary towards Berlin in 1945. After American forces seized the train in Austria, almost none of the valuables were returned to Hungary, their rightful owners, or their surviving family members.

 

In late 1944, the Soviet Army was advancing on the Hungarian capital of Budapest. A government official appointed by the Schutzstaffel (SS), Árpád Toldi, concocted a plan to evacuate much of the Jewish loot out of Hungary. Toldi ordered large amounts of the valuables onto a 42-car freight train that was to head for Germany.

 

As the train meandered throughout Hungary and Austria, it stopped occasionally to transfer a great amount of the gold to trucks. The fate of the gold on those trucks remains unknown.

 

In Austria, the train was eventually seized by Allied troops, first by the French Army and then finally by the United States Army near the town of Werfen in May, 1945.

 

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This train was seized in the Austrian town of Werfen. The town where Hohenwerfen Castle is, the location for Der Eisendrache

 

Treasure Trains in both Breslau  (The Giant) & Werfen (Der Eisendrache)!!!

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urbanrooster    17

Nice find! I wouldn't have had a second thought over that train. Hope this EE continues into the next map.

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Tattoo247    118

So THAT'S where the second bus driver has been all this time ;)

 

 

Killer work as always , can't wait until you compile everything and do a big post on it, I always learn really cool stuff in your topics.

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