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January 28, 2013 10:48 pm

Report: Hermann Göring’s Carpet Decorates German Chancellery

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A poster collection confiscated by the Nazis. Photo: Screenshot/BBC.

Times of Israel – Thousands of valuable pieces of art the Nazis stole before and during World War II were never returned and are still stored in German museums, and some of them have made their way into government offices in Berlin, according to a new report.

A carpet from the collection of Nazi leader Hermann Göring, for example, is lying in the German Chancellery in Berlin, Der Spiegel magazine reported this week. Tapestry from the same collection can also be found in the German government’s guest house in Petersberg near Bonn, and a sofa from the possession of Adolf Hitler’s personal art thief Hans Posse stands in the office of the president, the magazine found.

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