Nazi looted poster art must be returned to Peter Sachs

17 Mar 2012 10:42 AM | Anonymous

Nazi looted poster art must be returned to Peter Sachs

Peter Sachs began his legal fight in 2005 to retrieve the posters Continue reading the main story

A Jewish man has won his fight against a German museum for the return of thousands of rare posters stolen from his father by the Nazis in 1938.

Berlin's Federal Court of Justice ruled Peter Sachs, who now lives in the US, is the rightful owner of the posters.

The judges said that not returning the posters "would perpetuate Nazi injustice".

"I can't describe what this means to me on a personal level," Peter Sachs said.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-17399133

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