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Monuments Men deserves a shot!

Critics unduly harsh on Monuments Men. Continue reading

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Monuments Men trailer

Here is the trailer for the upcoming Monuments men film.

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Stolen Art works discovered in Swiss bank account.

I wonder how much is out there still to be found. http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/stolen-works-of-art-discovered-in-swiss-bank-looted-paintings-found-in-nazi-dealer-s-safe-a-486999.html Stolen Works of Art Discovered in Swiss Bank: Looted Paintings Found in Nazi Dealer’s Safe Prosecutors in Switzerland have discovered a haul of looted paintings in a bank … Continue reading

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Return of Stolen art from WWII

In France, A Renewed Push To Return Art Looted By Nazis by ELEANOR BEARDSLEY May 08, 201311:37 AM Listen to the Story All Things Considered 5 min 52 sec Playlist Download Transcript American Thomas Selldorff and Austrian art historian Sophie Lillie, … Continue reading

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Treasure Hunters in Uniform

A New York Times article on the Monuments Men of World War II. Treasure Hunters in Uniform: ‘Monuments Men’ Remembered By DIANTHA PARKER Editors’ Note Appended Courtesy National Archives and Records Administration/American Jewish Historical Society/Center for Jewish History Second Lt. … Continue reading

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Looted Art Part 2

Listen Listen to the programme 23:00 Download the mp3   Part Two BBC legend Charles Wheeler follows the trail of World War II’s looted art – and unwittingly begin a strange odyssey into bad politics, big lies and priceless masterpieces. With … Continue reading

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Looted Art: BBC legend Charles Wheeler follows the trail of World War II’s looted art – and unwittingly begin a strange odyssey into bad politics, big lies and priceless masterpieces.

Looted Art Listen Listen to the programme 23:00 Download mp3   Part One From 1933 to the wars end, Nazi Germany systematically looted millions of works of art from individuals and the nations they went on to conquer. http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/documentaries/2008/01/080109_looted_art_one.shtml   The largest act of … Continue reading

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