A photo album depicting troves of precious art works looted by the Nazis during World War II was donated Thursday to the National Archives, America's repository of historical artifacts. The album was given to the National Archives at a ceremony that fell on the anniversary of the war's end in Europe. The event was attended by Harry Ettlinger, 88, one of six surviving soldiers from a US army unit tasked with recovering thousands of art works confiscated by the Nazis. The album was donated to the National Archives by the \"Monuments Men\" Foundation, whose mission is to disseminate the story about the lost works of art and the Allied soldiers who helped recover them.
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