Blog Posts: Germany

Discovery of mythic ‘Nazi Gold Train’ highlights flaws in Holocaust restitution system

The Terezin Declaration and other international agreements lay out out voluntary principles for returning property seized from Jews in the Nazi era. Those may be on a collision course with Polish law on findings, if a soon-to-be-unearthed train lives up to its myth.

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No Comments | Posted by Amanda R. Dizon on Thu. October 22, 2015 9:31 PM
Categories: Genocide, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Reports (longer, analytical blog posts)

Nazi Art Looting and the Fight to Reclaim

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

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