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Germany finds 1,500 masterpieces looted by Nazis
Posted on 11/03/2013 8:26:53 PM PST by nuconvert
Nearly 1,500 priceless paintings including works by Picasso and Matisse that were stolen by the Nazis have been discovered in a flat in Munich, a news report said Sunday.
The report said the works were thought to be worth around one billion euros ($1.3 billion dollars) on today's market.
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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Germany; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: art; germany; godsgravesglyphs; nazis; paintings; stolenart
posted on 11/03/2013 8:26:53 PM PST
So how do the heirs expect to get them back from the family who fleeced their ancestors? Did the guy help them escape or not?
If they DID escape, then wasn't the art payment for a service rendered?
posted on 11/03/2013 8:33:32 PM PST
by Slump Tester
(What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
posted on 11/03/2013 8:43:53 PM PST
In the future history will repeat itself when warehouses are found full of Obamas stash from his plunderings.
posted on 11/03/2013 9:10:15 PM PST
(Spartans never quit, they come back later with more warriors. Asymmetrical Warfare.)
How do 1500 priceless paintings fit into a flat in Munich and how do they remain hidden there for 70 years?
That must be one hell of a big flat.
posted on 11/03/2013 9:20:58 PM PST
posted on 11/03/2013 9:22:52 PM PST
by Liberty Valance
(Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
“How do 1500 priceless paintings fit into a flat in Munich and how do they remain hidden there for 70 years?”
Ask George Soros...
posted on 11/03/2013 9:28:57 PM PST
(Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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