Hitler’s Third Reich was responsible for one of the most significant episodes of displacement and destruction of art and cultural objects in modern history. As the Nazis conquered Belgium, the Netherlands, and France, high ranking Nazi leaders, such as Hermann Göring, amassed works taken from Holocaust victims in their private collections. A pending case is illustrative of Holocaust survivors’ heirs’ ongoing struggle to recover stolen art.
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Posted by Allen E. Rowe on Fri. April 17, 2015 6:15 PM
Categories: Genocide, Germany