Chaplain Samuel Blinder examines one of the hundreds of “Saphor Torahs” (sacred scrolls) part of a cache of Hebrew and Jewish books that were stolen and collected from every occupied country in Europe.
7 July 1945.
Hermann Goering’s art collection, stolen from museums across Europe, is stored temporarily in building near Berchtesgaden while being catalogued,
June 9, 1945.
Artworks that were confiscated and collected for Adolf Hitler, seen here examining art in a storage facility, were designated for a proposed Führermuseum in Linz, Austria.
One of the trucks that transported the art treasures to Florence, Italy. The paintings had been stolen by the German Army and recovered by the U.S. Army and returned to the city of Florence.
23 July 1945.
Adam and Eve from Norton Simone, stolen by Nazis and recovered later.
General Dwight D. Eisenhower, Supreme Allied Commander,accompanied by General Omar Bradley and Lt. Gen. George Patton, Jr., inspects stolen art treasures
Documenting Nazi Plunder of European Art.
American G.I.s hand-carried paintings down the steps of the Neuschwanstein Castle under the supervision of Captain James Rorimer.
Documenting Nazi Plunder of European Art U.S. Soldiers examine Edouard Manet’s “In the Conservatory”.
April 25, 1945