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Soldiers standing by a truck and plane at Munich airport, 1945, from the Thomas Carr Howe papers, 1932-1984

Soldiers standing by a truck and plane at Munich airport, 1945

Item Information

Title: Soldiers standing by a truck and plane at Munich airport

Date: 1945

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 12 x 17 cm.

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.

Creator: Unidentified

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