German Government Handed Nazi-Loot Back to Nazi Families, According to Landmark Report

June 29th, 2016

A landmark report by the Commission for Looted Art in Europe has uncovered evidence that the German government had frequently given Nazi-looted works back to the families of Nazi officers rather than their rightful owners, and had covered up this practice for decades.  The report points to a trove of works returned to Henriette Hoffmann-von Schirach, the daughter of photographer and close friend of Adolf Hitler, and wife of Baldur von Schirach, who was condemned at Nuremburg for crimes against humanity.  

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