HITLER WAS SURE NO ONE WOULD EVER FIND THIS. BUT LOOK WHAT ARCHAEOLOGISTS UNEARTHED
After an uprising at the Nazi death camp with Sobibor, Poland in 1943, German troops attempted to destroy any evidence that it ever existed – despite the fact that an estimated quarter of a million Jews were executed there during the Holocaust. The gas chambers were filled with sand and a road built right on top, hiding the remains for centuries.
Archaeologists recently got a tip about the location and decided to do some digging underneath the road. After weeks of digging, finally the camp itself was located by a man with a very personal connection to the issue at hand.
“Finally, we have reached our goal — the discovery of the gas chambers,” archaeologist Yoram Haimi said. “We were amazed at the size of the building and the well-preserved condition of the chamber walls.”
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