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Painting Stolen Off Hitler's Wall Is Being Auctioned Off

It was swiped by an American soldier in 1945

(Newser) - At the end of World War II, American Sgt. Herson Whitley reached Adolf Hitler's headquarters in the Bavarian Alps and swiped an oil painting off the wall, Fox News reports. According to the Mirror , Whitley was part of a race by Allied troops to reach Hitler's Eagle's... More »

Globe Owned by Hitler to Be Auctioned

Relic from Eagles Nest shows inked-in path from Europe to US

(Newser) - A globe belonging to Adolf Hitler and marked with possible remnants of strategic planning is going up for auction, the Independent reports. A US officer found it in Hitler's Bavarian retreat, known as Eagle's Nest. Although there had already been extensive looting, the soldier saw it sitting on a desk... More »

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