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VIDEO: Poland police question men over stolen Auschwitz sign
bbc ^ | 21 December 2009

Posted on 12/21/2009 9:21:10 AM PST by JoeProBono

The "Arbeit macht frei" sign stolen from Auschwitz in southern Poland has been found in the north and five men are being questioned by police.

The five suspects, aged in their 20s and 30s, were not members of a neo-Nazi group, Krakow police said.

The metal sign from the main gate, which symbolises for many the atrocities of Nazi Germany, had been cut into three pieces, they added.

A major search was launched after the sign was stolen before dawn on Friday.

Andrzej Rokita, the local police chief in Krakow - where the men were being questioned - said the theft had been financially motivated, and it remained unclear whether it was carried out to order.....

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TOPICS: History; Military/Veterans; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: auschwitz; germany; jpb; nazi; poland; sign

This symbol, probably one of the most important of the past century, can be put back in its place


1 posted on 12/21/2009 9:21:12 AM PST by JoeProBono
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To: JoeProBono

What kind of sickos would do this? I’m glad they recovered the sign. Some may question why Poland went overboard in declaring this a National Emergency, but one has to understand just how sensitive they are to any kind of criticism over the handling of items related to The Holocaust, especially when there are plenty of ignorant fools out there that actually believe Poles ran the camps.

2 posted on 12/21/2009 9:27:01 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

Dime to donuts they are muslims.

3 posted on 12/21/2009 10:00:22 AM PST by Ouderkirk (Democrats: the party of Slavery, Segregation, Sodomy and Sedition)
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To: Ouderkirk

This is the second article I’ve seen and the identities of the men seems strangely absent (just that they AREN’T neo-nazis).

There is a video clip of 2 of the men being brought into custody but no details.

4 posted on 12/21/2009 10:15:13 AM PST by a fool in paradise (Question authority!Who is the University of East Anglia to drive the 'Global Climate Change' agenda?)
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To: a fool in paradise

Doesn’t it seem odd..that the 2nd guy was in the police car with no hand cuffs on? They put the cuffs on when unknown,unidentified person exited the vehicle

The cameraman made sure the world saw the color of the skin that the handcuffs went on....or am I reaching here?

5 posted on 12/21/2009 12:09:23 PM PST by OL Hickory (Jesus and the American soldier-1 died for your soul/1 died for your freedom)
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To: OL Hickory

Skin color tells me nothing about the motives. What color were the butchers at the Beslan massacre?

6 posted on 12/21/2009 1:24:56 PM PST by a fool in paradise (Question authority!Who is the University of East Anglia to drive the 'Global Climate Change' agenda?)
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