To: colorado tanker
The most accepted theory is that the Red Army destroyed the Amber Room inadvertently in the fires that raged in the seizure of Konigsberg.
Admittedly nobody knows for sure. But my real point is that Merkel is the last person to be complaining to others about looting national treasures.
posted on 06/21/2013 3:03:14 PM PDT
I agree with you, especially given the savagery of the fighting on the Eastern Front and what they did to Soviet civilians, especially Jews.
But it would be a nice gesture for the Russians to give it back. The Treasure has nothing to do with Russian history and has no Nazi identification.
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