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The story of the Hungarian Gold Train

In December 1944, as the Third Reich entered its final death throes, Adolf Eichmann, the architect of the Final Solution, ordered a train to be prepared. This was to be no ordinary train, however - twenty-nine of its fifty-two carriages were heavy-duty and, in some cases, specially reinforced freight cars, the best that the Nazis could lay their hands on at the time.

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The Art of The Black Sun

See and learn about some of the exquisite works of art referred to in The Black Sun

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The Black Sun

Discover Wewelsburg Castle, spiritual headquarters of the SS and home to the infamous symbol of the Black Sun


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The Amber Room
Read about the Amber Room - the greatest unsolved mystery of the second world war.

Photo Gallery
See photographs of some of the key buildings and places that feature in The Black Sun.

Enigma explained
Learn more about the history of the Enigma machine and how it was operated.

Uniforms and Medals
Read about and see pictures of some of the medals and uniforms mentioned in The Black Sun.

Further reading
A useful bibliography for those who want to know more ...

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