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Nazi plunder : great treasure stories of World War II

Author: Kenneth D Alford
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Da Caporess, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st Da Capo Press edView all editions and formats
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During the World War II, Germany-- and, later, the Allies-- plundered Europe's historic treasures. The story of these celebrated works of art and other vanished treasures-- and the mystery of where they went-- is a remarkable tale of greed, fraud, deceit, and treachery.
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Genre/Form: Art
History
Art and the war
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth D Alford
ISBN: 030681241X 9780306812415
OCLC Number: 52807680
Notes: Originally published as Great treasure stories of World War II in 2001.
Description: vi, 238 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: The Allied capture of Nazi gold --
The plundering of Munich --
Hermann G?ring's art treasures --
The capture of Hermann G?ring --
The looting of Berchtesgaden --
Sepp Dietrich's souvenirs --
The military governor of Weimar --
Buried treasure at Buchenwald --
Operation Macabre --
The collection points --
The Imperial crown jewels of the Holy Roman Empire --
Saint Stephen's crown --
The theft of the Hesse crown jewels --
German war art --
The pillage of the fabulous horses of Europe --
The return of the Hersbruck soldiers --
The Heinrich Hoffman photograph collection --
Theft of the Quedlinburg Church treasure --
Adolf Eichmann's treasure map --
The mystery of the lost amber room --
The Library of Congress mission --
Postscript.
Other Titles: Great treasure stories of World War II
Great treasure stories of World War II
Responsibility: Kenneth D. Alford.
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