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April 12, 1945
General Dwight D. Eisenhower inspects art treasures looted by the Germans and stored in the depths of a salt mine in Germany along with gold, silver, and paper currency. The mine was captured by U.S. Third Army troops. Behind DDE are (left) General Omar Bradley and (right) Lt. General George S. Patton (Eisenhower Presidential Library)

General Dwight D. Eisenhower, Supreme Allied Commader, inpsects art treasures looted by the Germans and stored in the depths of a salt mine in Germany along with gold, silver, and paper currency. The mine was captured by U.S. Third Army troops. Behind Eisenhower are Omar Bradley (left), commanding general of the 12th Army Group, and (right) Lt. Gen. George S. Patton, commanding general of the Third Army.
April 12, 1945

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