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The evacuation of the Winged Victory of Samothrace from the Louvre during World War II. Fuente: The History Of The Louvre Museum Paris France bloodandcandies The evacuation of the Winged Victory of Samothrace from the Louvre during World War II. Winged Victory Of Samothrace, Monument Men, Photos Rares, Louvre Paris, Second World, Ancient Greece, Oeuvre D'art, Oeuvres, Vintage Photography

The Lively Morgue

Nov. 12, 1939: This photo, published shortly after the start of the Second World War, ran with this caption: “The Winged Victory of Samothrace, another great achievement of the ancient Greek...

the French Hid the Louvre’s Masterpieces During WWII: Francisco de Goya’s Time and the Old Women

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The Madonna of Bruges, sculpted by Michelangelo between 1501 and being excavated from an Austrian salt mine in The sculpture was smuggled out of the church, Our Lady of Bruges, Belgium in.

Photograph shows four men carrying a crate of recovered artworks, previously looted by the Nazis during World War II, down a staircase at Neuschwanstein Castle. Citation: Recovery of looted artworks, 1945 American Art, American History, Monument Men, Neuschwanstein Castle, Interesting History, Second World, Japan, World War Ii, Old Photos

Recovery of looted artworks, 1945, from the James J. Rorimer papers, 1921-1982, bulk 1943-1950

Photograph shows four men carrying a crate of recovered artworks, previously looted by the Nazis during World War II, down a staircase at Neuschwanstein Ca

Nazi name lists in Argentina may reveal loot in Swiss bank - BBC News Swiss Bank, Monument Men, Military Coup, Persecution, History Facts, Us Army, World War Two, Ww2, Bbc News

Some of the the Nazi's looted works of art during World War II.

Nazi Plunder of Art During World War II: Resources - LibGuides Sandbox for Library Schools at Springshare Conservation, Monument Men, National Gallery Of Art, Michelangelo, World War Ii, Les Oeuvres, American History, Wwii, Storytelling

The True Story Of The Monuments Men

The special operations group known as the Monuments Men had a very interesting story to tell about their incredible efforts on behalf of arts and antiquity during World War II, a story that has now been made into a feature length film starring George Clooney, John Goodman and Matt Damon.They were tasked with recovering cultural property by the Roberts Commission during and after WWII, property that was stolen by a Nazi force known as the Kunstschutz, and after the war ended they were sent in…

Supreme Allied Commander, accompanied by CG of the Army Group, CG, XII Corps, tours German salt mines in which stolen treasure was hidden. Monument Men, American Presidents, American Soldiers, Total War, Mystery Of History, National Archives, Military History, World War Ii, Touring

American Experience

greatestgeneration: “ Stolen Treasure General Dwight D Eisenhower, Supreme Allied commander, accompanied by General Omar N. Bradley, CG of the 12th Army Group; MG Manton Eddy, CG, XII Corps, and COL...

An American soldier standing at the podium in the interior hall of Monument to the Battle of the Nations (Völkerschlachtdenkmal) in Leipzig after the city fell on April A large monument. Ww2 History, Military History, World History, Modern History, Monument Men, Colorized Photos, Templer, Historical Images, American Soldiers

WW2: Loot and Ruins: Leipzig

Photo of Nazi loot taken from the final months of WW2 as the allied troops pushed back the Nazis and then recovered their treasures and spoils.

The special exhibition "Looting and Restitution: Jewish-owned Cultural Artifacts from 1933 to the Present," running from April to August in the Jewish Museum Frankfurt - S (Glossary). History Books, World History, World War Ii, Jewish Museum Berlin, Monument Men, Cultural Artifact, Jewish Art, Old Master, Ww2

Jewish Museum Berlin - Looting and Restitution: Jewish-Owned Cultural Artifacts from 1933 to the Present - S (Glossary)

The special exhibition "Looting and Restitution: Jewish-owned Cultural Artifacts from 1933 to the Present," running from April 23, 2008, to August 2, 2009, in the Jewish Museum Frankfurt - S (Glossary).

French museums own thousands of pieces of art looted by Nazis during WWII; many of the original owners were Jewish families murdered in the Holocaust. Monument Men, Degenerate Art, Family History, Ww2 History, World War Ii, Female Art, Wwii, Germany, Museum

Art Looted in Paris During World War II: A Family History - Untapped Paris

French museums own thousands of pieces of art looted by Nazis during WWII; many of the original owners were Jewish families murdered in the Holocaust.

Operation Bagration – the Soviet destruction of German Army Group Center – was, arguably, the single most successful military action of the entire war. Operation Bagration, Monument Men, Operation Barbarossa, Rare Historical Photos, Prisoners Of War, The Third Reich, Red Army, History Photos, German Army

Десять фотосюжетов великой войны (17 июля 1944 года). Обсуждение на LiveInternet - Российский Сервис Онлайн-Дневников

Цитата сообщения Leonsija Прочитать целикомВ свой цитатник или сообщество! 17 июля 1944 года вошло в историю Великой Отечественной войны как день, когда враг все-таки прошел по улицам Москвы, но никак победитель, а как побе...