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The Resource Allied looting in World War II : thefts of art, manuscripts, stamps, and jewelry in Europe, Kenneth D. Alford ; foreword by Sidney D. Kirkpatrick

Allied looting in World War II : thefts of art, manuscripts, stamps, and jewelry in Europe, Kenneth D. Alford ; foreword by Sidney D. Kirkpatrick

Label
Allied looting in World War II : thefts of art, manuscripts, stamps, and jewelry in Europe
Title
Allied looting in World War II
Title remainder
thefts of art, manuscripts, stamps, and jewelry in Europe
Statement of responsibility
Kenneth D. Alford ; foreword by Sidney D. Kirkpatrick
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This text addresses the often-overlooked practice of Allied looting. This book follows the journey of the Hungarian Crown Treasure from muddy oil drum in Austria to Fort Knox and back to Austria. Numerous lost treasures are discussed, including Raphael's Portrait of a Young Man, and lost manuscripts, including the earliest known printing by the Gutenberg press"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Alford, Kenneth D
Dewey number
940.54/12
Index
index present
LC call number
D810.D6
LC item number
A44 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Allied Forces
  • Pillage
  • Theft
  • Art thefts
  • Art treasures in war
  • Jewelry theft
  • Manuscripts
  • Postage stamps
  • Lost articles
Label
Allied looting in World War II : thefts of art, manuscripts, stamps, and jewelry in Europe, Kenneth D. Alford ; foreword by Sidney D. Kirkpatrick
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Stealing a trove of stamps -- A passion for Lucas Cranach paintings -- Plundering priceless manuscripts -- The Schwarzburg Castle -- Vignettes of looting -- Looting from Hungary in World War II
Control code
ocn659753669
Dimensions
cm.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9780786460533
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011004828
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1307320
  • (OCoLC)659753669
Label
Allied looting in World War II : thefts of art, manuscripts, stamps, and jewelry in Europe, Kenneth D. Alford ; foreword by Sidney D. Kirkpatrick
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Stealing a trove of stamps -- A passion for Lucas Cranach paintings -- Plundering priceless manuscripts -- The Schwarzburg Castle -- Vignettes of looting -- Looting from Hungary in World War II
Control code
ocn659753669
Dimensions
cm.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9780786460533
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011004828
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1307320
  • (OCoLC)659753669

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