It is well-known that the Nazi’s hid much of the gold, silver and jewels at the last days of the war in the mountains around Mittenwald. The regime executed a policy of looting the assets to finance the war, collecting the looted assets in top-secret central depositories.

But as the war drew to a close, they desperately tried to 'make it disappear' instead of letting it fall into allied hands.

Some has been found in caves or vaults but much of it still remains unaccounted for..