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Walter Horn papers, 1908-1992, bulk 1943-1950

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3.4: Art Looting Investigation and Interrogation Reports , 1945-1946

Found here are the official army reports on investigations, interrogations and arrests. A few of the reports were written by Horn and include interrogations he conducted with prisoners of war. Nearly all of the reports relate to stolen artwork and cultural icons.
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"Collection of German Letters and Memoranda Pertaining to Confiscation of European Art Treasures", 1945
This folder contains a Monuments, Fine Arts & Archives section report with translations of letters and memoranda between Hitler and Nazi officials referring to looting artwork.
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Dreykorn Report, "History of the Imperial Crown Jewels", 1945
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Horn's Report on the Crown Jewels Investigation and Recovery, 1945
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Illegal Transfer of Art Works from the Collection of Willi Sachs, 1945
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War Room Publication: AMT III RSHA and the S.D. in Germany, 1945
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Arrest Reports, 1945
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Interrogation Reports by Lieutenant Hill, 1945
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Interrogation Reports 7-9, 16, 1945
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Interrogation Report about Wilfrid Kochert, circa 1945
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Interrogation Reports, 1945-1946
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Gold Treasure of Kremsmunster Report, 1946
Horn's original report to the U.S. Army.
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Summary of Investigation of the Coin Collection , 1946
Original investigation report and copy along with 2 photostatic copies of a German document.
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"A Trip to Ghetto Theresienstadt", circa 1946
Author of report unknown, possibly Colonel Charlie Ross. Ghetto Theresienstadt is a concentration camp.
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"Das Schickel der Kulturgutbergung in den osterreichischen Salinen im Weltkrieg 1939-1945", circa 1946
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