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Austria Makes Reparations for Nazi Past

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/austria_makes_reparations_for_nazi_past_20060127

In a high-profile case, Maria Altmann won her seven-year battle to recover from Austria five famous paintings looted by the Nazis and now valued at $200 million. The art works were seized in Vienna in 1938 from Ferdinand Bloch-Bauer, a wealthy Jewish sugar magnate and Altmann's uncle.

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