How the British Royals Hid the Crown Jewels from the Nazis — in a Cookie Tin
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The most valuable precious stones from the Crown Jewels were hidden in a cookie tin and buried at Windsor Castle to keep them from being stolen by the Nazis during World War II, according to a new report.

According to the Times of London, King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II, reportedly ordered that the drastic action be taken and the key gems were carefully removed from the Imperial State Crown and were put in a Bath Oliver cookie tin before being buried in a hole at the...


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