Physical Details: Photographic print : 1 item : b&w ; 12 x 17 cm.
Creator: unidentified photographer
Description: Identification on verso (handwritten): First shipment of art back to Holland, Munich airport
Additional identification in a different hand: Autumn of 1945; T.C. Howe drove from Frankfurt to Amsterdam to alert the proper Restitution authorities (also our graceless ambassador!) that the shipment would arrive at Schiphol Airport; such was the lack of telephone service then between Frankfurt and Amsterdam.
Shows soldiers standing by a Douglas C-47.
Forms part of: Thomas Carr Howe papers, 1932-1984
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation: Soldiers standing by a truck and plane at Munich airport, 1945 / unidentified photographer. Thomas Carr Howe papers, 1932-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 16219
- Allied Forces. Supreme Headquarters. Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives Section
- Art and war
- World War, 1939-1945