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Soldiers standing by a truck and plane at Munich airport

view Soldiers standing by a truck and plane at Munich airport digital asset number 1
Subject:
Allied Forces. Supreme Headquarters. Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives Section
World War, 1939-1945
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1945
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 12 x 17 cm.
Summary:
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.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Art and war
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)16219
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Thomas Carr Howe papers, 1932-1984
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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