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Berlin’s German Historical Museum ordered to return Nazi-seized art to American...

BERLIN (AP).- A Berlin museum must return thousands of rare posters to an American man, part of his Jewish father's unique collection that had been seized by the Nazis, Germany's top federal appeals court ruled Friday. The Federal Court of Justice in ...

Valuable Van Dyck Painting Recently Re-Discovered by Art Connoisseur Philip Mould

LONDON.- Treasured by 19th century connoisseurs, prided by the Rothschild’s, snatched by the Nazis, and subsequently lost behind layers of dirt, a hugely valuable Van Dyck painting recently re-discovered in a Parisian auction house will go on disp...

Exhibit by French Artist Rachid Khimoune Marks 67th Anniversary of D-Day...

COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER (AP).- French artist Rachid Khimoune has installed 1,000 sculptures shaped like sea turtles on Omaha Beach to mark the 67th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy. The turtles' "shells" are molded from American, Russian and ...

After Theft, Auschwitz Sign Won’t Go Back to Gate

WARSAW (AP).- The notorious sign that once spanned the main gate at Auschwitz will not return to its original spot after being recently repaired from the damage it suffered during a 2009 theft, an international council that oversees Auschwitz-Birkenau...

Sobibor Exhibition Hall Closed for Lack of Funds

WARSAW (AP).- An exhibition hall at the former Nazi death camp of Sobibor has been closed because of a lack of funds, a Polish official said Friday. The memorial site's spokesman, Marek Bem, also said guided tours at the site have been discontinued. B...

Last Surviving Austrian Who Hid Jews Honored

VIENNA (AP).- It was 1942 in Hitler's Austria, a time when a late-night knock on the door could have resulted in deportation or death. Edeltrud Becher shuddered as she heard the rap of knuckles from unannounced visitors. She opened the door — and...

Albert Einstein’s Escape From Nazi Germany at Merseyside Maritime Museum Exhibition

LIVERPOOL.- Immigration documents relating to Albert Einstein’s dramatic escape from Nazi Germany have been discovered and will go on show for the very first time at Merseyside Maritime Museum. Einstein, one of the most prominent figures of the la...

Albert Einstein’s Immigration Papers on Show for Very First Time at...

LIVERPOOL.- Immigration documents relating to Albert Einstein’s dramatic escape from Nazi Germany have been discovered and will go on show for the very first time at Merseyside Maritime Museum. Einstein, one of the most prominent figures of the la...

Dispersed Nazi Records of Art Looting Located and Documented in New...

NEW YORK, NY.- -- In response to complaints from the art world of the difficulty and expense in viewing the scattered and complex records needed to ascertain whether an artwork was looted, the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claim...

Stolen Klimt Worth At Least $27 Million Returned After 70 Years...

Vienna - A stolen Gustav Klimt painting worth £26m plus that was confiscated by the Nazis must be returned to the heirs of a Canadian Jewish family. It has been in the collection of a well known Austrian museum (the Museum of Modern Arts in Saltbu...

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