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Chocolate Gold Bars, souvenirs inspired by the quest for the so-called Nazi Gold Train are on display for sale at Ksiaz Castle in Walbrzych, Poland.  Photograph: Maciej Kulczynski/EPA

Polish military personnel arrived on Friday at the spot where authorities suspect a Nazi-era train, possibly carrying guns and looted jewels, may be b(...)

Jocelyn Lee ‘Hoppy’ Hardy, a lieutenant in the Connaught Rangers, made numerous attempts to escape German prison camps before finally succeeding. (Courtesy, National Library of Ireland)
Hardy: the great escaper

In the recently aired episode about comedian Brendan O’Carroll on BBC’s Who Do You Think You Are?, much of the focus was a whodunit exposition on the (...)