The Lost Masters by Peter Harclerode
WW II and the Looting of Europe's Treasurehouses

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The difinitive current assessment of an on-going saga. It is a terrible indictment of greed and indolence.--The Financial Times

About Peter Harclerode

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Harclerode was commissioned into the Irish Guards in 1967. After a military career he is now a writer specializing in miliary and investigative books. Pittaway is an investigative journalist who has worked on the BBC News and other television, newspapers, magazines, and radio assignments.
Published July 1, 2000 by Welcome Rain Publishers. 402 pages
Genres: History, Arts & Photography, War. Non-fiction

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Despite noble sentiments, all countries were reluctant to return stolen works, and 50 years later, looted art continues to turn up in museums, galleries, and private collections.

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Gripping vignettes and revelatory anecdotes illuminate the fates of specific works of art, including the outstanding story of four paratroopers who contrived to rescue the largest cache of stolen art sequestered by the Nazis;

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