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Otto Wittmann papers relating to the Art Looting Investigation Unit of the United States Office of Strategic Services, 1933-2000, bulk 1945-1946

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Otto Wittmann papers relating to the Art Looting Investigation Unit of the United States Office of Strategic Services
Series IV. Newspaper clippings, 1941-2000 0.55 Linear Feet (12 folders, 1 box)
Otto Wittmann gathered news accounts related to Goering, Hitler, the Nuremberg trials, and the Office of Stragetic Services (OSS), as well as post-war discoveries of art looted during World War II. Wittmann indicated that the source of the newspaper clippings, primarily those from 1945, was the office of OSS in Washington, D.C., while some were gathered in other files of his.
Arrangement
Arranged in two groupings: Chronology; Topics. For further clippings related to World War II that were gathered by Otto Wittmann, see Scrapbook in: Otto Wittmann papers, 1932-1996, Archives of American Art, Box 10, Folder 1.
Chronology, 1944-1997
Box Folder
8 10 Summary notes
8 11 1944
8 12-15 1945
Includes Time Magazine Special Commemorative Issue (May 14, 1945), XLV: no. 20
8 16-18 1946
8 19 1947
8 20 1948
8 21 1949
8 22-23 1971-1997
Topics 1941-2000
Box Folder
9 1 Army life, 1941-1996
9 2 Henry Hyde: Obituary, 1997
9 3 Faison Lane: Obituary, 1997
9 4-5 Muchnic, Suzanne. "On the Trails of Spoils of War," Los Angeles Times, 1995 June 4, 1995
Biography of Otto Wittmann.
9 6 OSS, undated
9 7-12 OSS post-war discoveries, 1993-2000


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