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In the news: France returns paintings stolen by the Nazis

According to the British newspaper The Guardian, ¬†artwork stolen by the Nazis during World War II is about to be returned to the Jewish owners. Seven paintings were mentioned in the news release. Six were stolen in France. The seventh … Continue reading

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This week in the War, 23–29 September 1940: Rose Valland—portrait of a heroine

This week in the war, on 24 September 1940, Mademoiselle Rose Valland received a grant of 10,000 francs to conduct research into art. Her adventures are described in¬†Rose Valland: Capitaine Beaux Arts (Dupuis, 2009), a captivating book by Catel, Polack … Continue reading

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