Surrounded by heavily armed SS and SD guards, SS Major General Jürgen Stroop (center), watches housing blocks burn during the suppression of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. The original German caption reads: "The leader of the grand operation." ~ World War II
"Kaunas (Kovno) Lithuania, June A Lithuanian named the "Death Dealer" who took part in the torture and massacre of 68 Jews in the Lietukis garage of Kaunas poses for the camera still holding the iron pipe he used to bludgeon his victims to death.
The Nazis' secret treasure trove: How Holocaust survivors can now track down works of art looted during World War Two
Harry Ettlinger, right, and Dale Ford, US soldiers who served as Monuments Men, are shown inspecting a Rembrandt in a salt mine where the Nazis stored stolen and hidden art. (Photo credit: National Archives and Records Administration via JTA)
Soldiers help to clear the debris of Bank Underground Station, in front of The…
As Director of the French National Museums (Musées Nationaux) during the Nazi occupation of France, Jaujard was instrumental in the protection of thousands of artworks, including those from the Louvre Museum.