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    1. Sotheby's to make first sale from Nazi-era art trove

      AFP via Yahoo! NewsMay 22 12:12 PM

      A painting by Max Liebermann from a Nazi-era art trove found in Germany last year will go on sale in London next month, the first from the collection to be sold off, Sotheby's said on Friday. One of the rightful heirs -- to whom the painting was returned -- last remembered seeing it the day his great-uncle signed over his estate to the Nazis at a villa in what is now Poland. "I was instructed to...

    2. Nazi-looted Max Liebermann painting that was returned to rightful owner being sold at auction

    3. The Nazi-hunting Simon Wiesenthal Center on Tuesday urged Croatia to stop paying pensions to people who served in the country's World War II Nazi-allied armed forces, labelling the policy an insult to their victims. "In view of the horrendous war crimes committed in the so-called Independent State of Croatia (NDH)... such a policy is inherently mistaken," the centre's chief Nazi hunter Efraim ...

    4. Nazi letter to Soviet wartime agent found in Japan

      AFP via Yahoo! NewsMay 19 02:27 AM

      A birthday letter from a Nazi foreign minister to a legendary spy credited with helping turn the tide of Germany's advance on Moscow has been found in Tokyo, a book dealer said Tuesday. Unknown to Adolf Hitler's regime, Richard Sorge accurately forewarned his Soviet paymasters that the Nazis were preparing to tear up a non-aggression pact and march into western Russia. Under his cover as a ...

    5. Dutch art sleuth helps German police track down Nazi art

      Richmond Times-DispatchMay 22 05:02 AM

      THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch art sleuth best known for identifying works looted from Jewish owners by the Nazis said he helped German police recover two massive bronze horse sculptures crafte

    6. Returned paintings include Max Liebermann?s ?Two Riders on the Beach,? Matisse?s ?Femme Assise.?

    7. Seventeen years after the US hosted the Washington conference on Nazi-confiscated art and pledged to facilitate “just and fair” solutions, a lack of transparency in American museums remains

    8. The Nazi secret police were among the first to use geoprofiling to locate resistance fighters based on leaflets they distributed. Now scientists believe similar methods could track terror cells.

    9. Gudrun Burwitz, now in her 80s, has continued to cherish her memories of her evil Nazi father, the architect of the Final Solution, who she claims was the victim of an allied smear campaign.

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