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Tuesday, October 25, 2005


Documents recently found in the archives of East Germany's secret police, the Stasi, reveal how the Nazis used a vast subterranean complex as a concentration camp as well as a place to store rare books - more than 7,000 that are all now vanished. The lost books, removed by the Russians when they arrived at the mines in 1945 include an early volume by the astronomer Johannes Kepler, a Paracelsus text from 1589, and a unique 1543 anatomy atlas by Andreas Vesalius. Read more ...