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Nazi-Looted Paintings Going on Auction Block

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Nazi-looted paintings recovered by the Allies platoon known as the Monuments Men will be sold at auction in New York.

The four lots will go on the block at Sotheby’s in New York on Thursday as part of a sale of Old Master paintings and sculpture.

Some of the works were owned by the Rothschild family. Two of the family’s paintings to be auctioned were placed in the private collection of Nazi leader Hermann Goering, Reuters reported.

The Monuments Men during World War II retrieved tens of thousands of valuable masterpieces and returned them to their righful owners.

A film about the platoon, directed by George Clooney and with a star-studded cast, is scheduled to open next month.

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One Response to “Nazi-Looted Paintings Going on Auction Block”

  1. shouldnt they go to who own them?

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