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US NewsDoes this hatch lead to Hitler's lost riches? Treasure hunters discover entrance hidden beneath a tree that they believe leads to bunker where £250million Amber Room is stashed

02:15  11 june  2019
02:15  11 june  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Just last year amatuer treasure - hunters believe they have discovered the fabled room in a cave used by the Nazis in the Hartenstein hills near Dresden, Germany, but nothing was “I don’t believe the Amber Room was destroyed by our missiles. The Germans would have moved it to a safe place.”

Back in 2008, treasure hunters thought one of the greatest puzzles of the 20th century had been solved. Unfortunately, they did not find the fabled Amber Room of the Tsars. Now, a team of OAPS claim to have proof it is hidden under city of Wuppertal.

Does this hatch lead to Hitler's lost riches? Treasure hunters discover entrance hidden beneath a tree that they believe leads to bunker where £250million Amber Room is stashed (Original Caption) Hot Time For The Nazis A hot reception was waiting for the Nazis as they entered the town of Vitebsk, Russia, when they found nothing but blazing buildings. 22/8/1941 (Photo by © Hulton-Deutsch Collection/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)

The search for one of WWII's greatest missing treasures – an Amber Room worth £250million – could soon be over as treasure hunters say it may be inside a secret tunnel they've found in northeast Poland.

The room, built for Russian tsar Peter the Great in the 1700s and packed with amber, gold and precious jewels, was looted by the Nazis in 1941 and its contents mysteriously disappeared at the end of World War II.

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The Amber Room is a reconstructed chamber decorated in amber panels backed with gold leaf and mirrors, located in the Catherine Palace of Tsarskoye Selo near Saint Petersburg. Constructed in the 18th century in Prussia

AMATEUR treasure - hunters believe they have discovered the fabled AMBER ROOM - the single The restored Amber Room in Catherine'' s Palace. We discovered on a tree traces where steel ropes were Georadar and dowsing measurements reveal a a system of secret tunnels beneath the cave

Does this hatch lead to Hitler's lost riches? Treasure hunters discover entrance hidden beneath a tree that they believe leads to bunker where £250million Amber Room is stashed © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Discovery: Treasures hunters hope that this hatch could lead them to the long-lost Amber Room looted by the Nazis in 1941. For decades, hunters have scoured Europe searching for the missing treasure without success.

But now, bosses at the Mamerki Bunker museum near the town of Wegorzewo say it could be hidden in a secret tunnel after finding a hidden entrance using geo-radar.

Bartlomiej Plebanczyk from the museum said: 'We can categorically say we've made a breakthrough in the search.

Does this hatch lead to Hitler's lost riches? Treasure hunters discover entrance hidden beneath a tree that they believe leads to bunker where £250million Amber Room is stashed © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The hatch is currently obstructed by a tree - and government permission is required to move it 'Thanks to the use of a professional geo-radar, we were able to determine the location of an underground tunnel.

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There is perhaps no lost - treasure mystery more seductive than that of the priceless Amber Room of Peter So the Mamerki Museum , whichhe leads , recently completed a ground-penetrating radar scan of the The Amber Room is a singular treasure . It was originally completed in the 18th century in a

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'After digging up the place indicated by the device, we actually found a hatch, which has almost certainly not been opened since the war.'

He went on: 'Until the tree is cut down, there is no physical possibility of opening the entrance. The presence of a trunk proves that no one has opened the manhole for the last several decades.'

Does this hatch lead to Hitler's lost riches? Treasure hunters discover entrance hidden beneath a tree that they believe leads to bunker where £250million Amber Room is stashed © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Breakthrough? This diagram shows how the hatch could lead to an underground shaft and tunnel, which researchers hope could lead them to the Amber Room Treasure hunters also need permission from the government before they can start digging, but the museum hopes this will be granted by the end of the month.

Rumours have long abounded that the site, which used to be the eastern headquarters of the German Army and close to Hitler's infamous Wolf's Lair, his first Eastern Front military headquarters, has been home to looted treasures, including the Amber Chamber.

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The Amber Room was plundered from St Petersburg by the Nazis. It is widely believed that the The Amber Room has long been considered the world’ s most valuable piece of lost art after its six tons of But the property has fallen into disrepair. Neighbours said he treated the home like ‘ bunker ’, and

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Does this hatch lead to Hitler's lost riches? Treasure hunters discover entrance hidden beneath a tree that they believe leads to bunker where £250million Amber Room is stashed © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The Amber Room (pictured in Russia in 1917), which was packed with amber, gold and precious jewels, was looted by the Nazis in 1941 and its contents mysteriously disappeared in 1945

The Nazis looted the room during their ill-fated invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941.

Upon their arrival at Catherine the Great's White Palace near St. Petersburg, they dismantled the room, putting the precious contents on a train to Koenigsberg Castle, in what was then East Prussia, now just two hours from the bunker.

Does this hatch lead to Hitler's lost riches? Treasure hunters discover entrance hidden beneath a tree that they believe leads to bunker where £250million Amber Room is stashed © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The remains of the Amber Room after it was seized by the Nazis, who packed the amber panels in 27 crates and shipped them to Germany, where they vanished and have not been seen since In January 1945 it mysteriously disappeared after air raids and a savage ground assault on the city.

While some claimed it had been destroyed by bombs, others suggested the Nazis had spirited it away to safety.

Some purported witnesses reported seeing 40 wagons moving away from the castle under a cloak of secrecy after the city fell to the Red Army.

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Some of the Fenn treasure hunters are obsessive. This led some to call for Fenn to end the hunt. He has also affirmed that hiding the treasure in the first place was largely about encouraging families to enjoy the outdoors. " They spend too much time in the game room or playing with their little handheld texting machines.

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Does this hatch lead to Hitler's lost riches? Treasure hunters discover entrance hidden beneath a tree that they believe leads to bunker where £250million Amber Room is stashed © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited In 2003, Russia unveiled a reconstructed Amber Room that was made by Russian craftsmen with donations from Germany (pictured) The search has been on ever since and bunker bosses now think they could finally have found it.

Plebanczyk said: 'Several dozen years have passed since the entrance was buried. At that time, on the original 1.5m x 1.5m plate, which closes the entrance, a tree has grown.

Does this hatch lead to Hitler's lost riches? Treasure hunters discover entrance hidden beneath a tree that they believe leads to bunker where £250million Amber Room is stashed © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited It was a gift from Friedrich-Wilhelm I of Prussia

'To open the manhole to the tunnel, it is necessary to remove the ground and cut down the tree blocking the plate.'

Does this hatch lead to Hitler's lost riches? Treasure hunters discover entrance hidden beneath a tree that they believe leads to bunker where £250million Amber Room is stashed © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Gift: The room was built for Russian tsar Peter the Great in the 1700s and was packed with amber, gold and precious jewels He added that even if the tunnel does not lead to the Amber Chamber, it is possible to find historically valuable documents and more.

The original room was presented to Peter the Great in 1716 by the King of Prussia.

Does this hatch lead to Hitler's lost riches? Treasure hunters discover entrance hidden beneath a tree that they believe leads to bunker where £250million Amber Room is stashed © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The room was initially a gift for Russian tsar Peter the Great (pictured) Later, Catherine the Great commissioned a new generation of craftsmen to embellish the room and moved it from the Winter Palace in St Petersburg to her new summer abode in Tsarskoye Selo, outside the city.

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View of the Amber Room just before its opening after a complete restoration in the Catherine Palace in St. Petersburg May 31, 2003. The story of the train, lost to the world for 70 years, does seem to be real, according to official Polish claims, which follow reports by two treasure hunters .

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'When the work was finished, in 1770, the room was dazzling,' wrote the art historians Konstantin Akinsha and Grigorii Kozlov.

Does this hatch lead to Hitler's lost riches? Treasure hunters discover entrance hidden beneath a tree that they believe leads to bunker where £250million Amber Room is stashed © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Casualties of war: Inhabitants of Leningrad (now St Petersburg) flee after a German bomb attack in the winter of 1941 when the Nazis seized the Amber Room during their assault on the city 'It was illuminated by 565 candles whose light was reflected in the warm gold surface of the amber and sparkled in the mirrors, gilt, and mosaics.'

In 2003, Russia unveiled a reconstructed Amber Room near St Petersburg, made by Russian craftsmen with donations from Germany.

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A Maryland man was sentenced Monday to nine years in prison after his secret project — the excavation of a nuclear bunker underneath his home — ended with the death of a worker he had hired to dig the tunnels. The man, Daniel L. Beckwitt, did not testify during his trial, in which he was convicted in April of second-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter. But he made emotional statements at his sentencing and apologized to the parents of Askia Khafra, the worker who died while digging the tunnels on Sept. 10, 2017. Mr. Khafra, 21, had been carving out hundreds of feet of passageways under Mr. Beckwitt’s home in Bethesda, Md.

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