Nazi Ghost Train packed with gold and gems supposedly found in Poland. What about all those gold bars in the lake near Hitler's mountain hideaway or the Amber Room (below), said to be the Eighth Wonder of the World, stolen from Russia? In addition to gold and jewels, the room contained 6 tons of amber.
Nazi plunder and the current state of redemption, but an even larger question has to do with all the artifacts and "plunder" in our art galleries and museums from ancient Egypt, Cambodia, China, India...the world over. Three-fourths of the Louvre came from Napoleon's pillaging. Even George Clooney says, return the Mona Lisa to Italy.
lost 2.5 million works of art and ten million manuscripts, just from the second world war. Their attitude is whatever they plundered is justified reparations.
I suspect more and more, more and more will be returned to the country of origin. But this could take another millennium.
Cyclone Chapala is dissipating over Yemen, dropping at least a year of rain in a few hours.