Hitler Flatware To Be Included In New York Historical Society Exhibit

Hitler Flatware To Be Included In New York Historical Society Exhibit

Hitler

01/26/12 01:17 PM ET   AP

 NEW YORK — An upcoming New York City exhibition featuring four centuries of sterling silver includes two pieces of flatware that belonged to Adolf Hitler.

The fork and knife contain the initials A and H. They’re among 150 objects from the New-York Historical Society’s collection.

The exhibition opens May 4.

The museum says it received the flatware in 1946 from the late philanthropist and financier Carl Loeb.

Loeb got it from an American soldier who was a member of the force that captured Hitler’s chalet retreat in 1945.

The museum says the pieces have never been displayed. It says there hasn’t been an exhibition placing them in a historical context until now.

The museum says it wasn’t surprising that Loeb kept the flatware as evidence of Hitler’s defeat.

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Posted on January 28, 2012, in HITLER, HUMAN RIGHTS, PHOTOJOURNALISM, SILVER, WW2. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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