The infamous sign of the former Nazi death camp in southern Poland was stolen on 18 December and found a few days later, cut into three pieces, in the woods near the Polish Baltic Sea Port of Gdynia. Five Polish men have been arrested for the theft, which prosecutors believe was commissioned by someone outside Poland. According to media reports, a wealthy British neo-Nazi ordered the theft via Swedish neo-Nazis.
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