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Tuesday, December 22
December 22, 2009

¬†Three of the five men arrested for stealing the sign that hangs over the entrance to Auschwitz demonstrated to Polish police how they tore it from the gateposts. The tools used in the theft were found at the home of one of the suspects. Scientists have continued to excavate and study the 60 skeletons discovered […]

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Monday, December 21
December 21, 2009

¬†Polish police have arrested five men and recovered the “Arbeit Macht Frei” sign that was stolen from Auschwitz last week. It had been cut into three pieces. “Robbery and material gain are considered one of the main possible motives, but whether that was done on someone’s order will be determined in the process of the […]

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