Amanda

By Amanda

LifeBuzz Staff

He Pulled A Tiny String In The Attic, And It Revealed A Secret That Had Remained Hidden For 70 Years.

After World War II, Rudi Schlattner and his family left their home in Czechoslovakia. He didn't return for 70 years, and when he did, he discovered something unbelievable.

Before Rudi Schlattner's father left the house, he hid some of their prized possessions in the roof to protect them from being confiscated. The long lost treasures remained there for over seven decades, and when Rudi was able to return, he found them. See the photos of their preserved family treasures below.

This is the house that Rudi Schlatnner and his family fled after World War II. He hasn't been back for over 70 years.

This is the house that Rudi Schlatnner and his family fled after World War II. He hasn't been back for over 70 years.

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When Rudi returned, he went to find his father's possessions that were hidden inside of the roof.

When Rudi returned, he went to find his father's possessions that were hidden inside of the roof.

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Finding these treasures in the roof again must have been an amazing trip down memory lane for Rudi.

Finding these treasures in the roof again must have been an amazing trip down memory lane for Rudi.

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There were so many items inside, it took them over an hour to unearth everything.

There were so many items inside, it took them over an hour to unearth everything.

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The hidden treasures were still in perfect condition.

The hidden treasures were still in perfect condition.

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It's amazing to see how well they have held up over time.

It's amazing to see how well they have held up over time.

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