Hermann Göring and the Nazi art collection : the looting of Europe's art treasures and their dispersal after World War II (Book, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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Hermann Göring and the Nazi art collection : the looting of Europe's art treasures and their dispersal after World War II

Author: Kenneth D Alford
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"By the end of World War II, the Nazis had plundered roughly one-fifth of the entire art treasures of the world. This work explores the history and formation of the Nazi art collection and the methods used by Hermann Göring and his party to strip occupied Europe of a large part of its artistic heritage"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Inventar
Named Person: Hermann Göring; Hermann Göring; Hermann Göring
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth D Alford
ISBN: 9780786468157 0786468157
OCLC Number: 757461951
Description: viii, 261 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Göring's life summary --
Prewar art --
Göring's personal staff --
Art dealers in Germany --
The annexation of Austria --
The invasion of Poland --
Einsatzstab Rosenberg in France --
Art dealers in France --
The art market in Holland --
Art dealers in Holland --
The art market in Belgium and Luxembourg --
The art market in Italy --
Art dealers in Italy --
The art market in Switzerland --
Art dealers in Switzerland --
Göring's war wealth --
The flight from Berlin --
Göring's capture --
The U.S. acquires the Hermann Göring art collection --
The missing paintings --
Munich collection point.
Responsibility: Kenneth D. Alford.
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"By the end of World War II, the Nazis had plundered roughly one-fifth of the entire art treasures of the world. This work explores the history and formation of the Nazi art collection and the methods used by Hermann Göring and his party to strip occupied Europe of a large part of its artistic heritage"--Provided by publisher.

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