is Helmut Gaensel
in 1934 in little town Kovářská near Chomutov, in the area of the former
Sudeten. He graduated from
the Mining Engineering School in Jáchymov and Příbram. In the 50s he worked
as a miner in Jáchymov uranium mines. The period between 1961-62 he spent
in prison Valdice, together with Emil Klein. After his release he left
the country for Germany and later on for the United States. The owner
of gold mines in South America (Bolivian company Gaensel Gold Mines),
later owner of silver mines in Montana in the US. In the South America
he looked for nazi officers and VIP, who retired there from Germany. In
1968 he published a book, “The Prague Connection” (Czech translation with
the title Štěchovice Treasure, published in 1992 by Horizont publishing
He married in 2003, his wife‘s name is Ladislava.
Helmut Gaensel stood as a candidate in the elections for the European Parliament, representing OFD (Civil Federal Democracy).