WASHINGTON (AP) — Adolf Hitler’s last known album of artworks stolen by the Nazis during World War II is being donated to the National Archives to mark the anniversary of the war’s end in Europe.
The leather-bound “Hitler Album” joins dozens of others recovered by the U.S. Army to identify and return stolen art. The album being turned over to the archives Thursday catalogued French collections.READ MORE: Baltimore City Police Seek Location Of Monday Afternoon Shooting
The story of the Army’s effort to trace and return looted art was made famous by the movie “The Monuments Men” starring George Clooney and Matt Damon.READ MORE: Back To Masks In Anne Arundel Co., Annapolis Government Buildings; Employees Must Choose Vaccination or Testing and Face Unpaid Suspension For Breaking Mandate
The Monuments Men Foundation is donating the album to the archives with one of the last surviving “Monuments Men” who was part of the real recovery team.
It’s not clear whether any new information can be gleaned from the album.MORE NEWS: University of Maryland Medical System Pledges $1.2M To Ease Food Insecurity
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