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  • Crazed collector may be responsible for theft of Auschwitz sign

    12/21/2009 4:14:04 AM PST · by myknowledge · 27 replies · 1,221+ views
    Times Online ^ | December 21, 2009 | Roger Boyes
    A crazed collector may be behind the extraordinary theft from Auschwitz concentration camp of the "Arbeit Macht Frei“ sign, which was been recovered after a 72-hour nationwide manhunt by Polish police. The iron sign — which means “Work Sets you Free” — had been split into three parts, each separate word wrapped in cloth and hidden in Polish woodland. Five men, aged between 20 and 39 from the Torun area of northern Poland, have been arrested and Andrzej Rokita, deputy commander of Cracow police, described them as non-political. “We can say that none of the five are members of a...