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Art Stolen by Nazis Recovered in Munich

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A collection of about 1500 artworks that were stolen by the Nazis during 1930s and 1940s have been found hidden in the city of Munich, German. This is the single largest collection of art ever to be recovered from the World War II. The artwork collection contains works of Picasso, Matisse and Chagall. Art historian Godfrey Barker told the BBC ... Read More »

Crashed World War II Plane Found in Desert

A crashed World War II plane that belongs to Britain’s Royal Air Force (RAF) has been found in the Sahara Desert. It has been found after almost 70 years after it crash landed. Details about who flew the plane and their whereabouts is not clear. Vintage Wings, a Canadian aviation news website was the first to report about it. Jakub ... Read More »

The King’s Speech 2010 Movie Review

We recently got to watch The King’s Speech on DVD. I have to say this is one of the best movies with a rather new approach for screenplay and some intriguing camera angles. In one line, this is a must watch movie. The King’s Speech is the story of King George VI of Britain, played by Colin Firth who overcomes ... Read More »

Actor James Arness dies at 88

James Arness, the world war II veteran, known for portraying Marshal Matt Dillon, in the landmark TV western series “Gunsmoke,” died today. He was 88. Arness has the distinction of having played the role of Marshal Matt Dillon in five separate decades: 1955 to 1975 in the weekly series. This Friday, Arness official website posted a letter that he wrote ... Read More »

Jane Russell dies at 89

Legendary star Jane Russell died Monday of respiratory failure, the Associated Press reports. She was 89. The screen legend shot to fame in the ’40s after starring in Howard Hughes’ 1941 western, ‘The Outlaw.’ She also starred in 1953’s ‘Gentlemen Prefer Blondes’ alongside Marilyn Monroe. Russell became a star after Hughes distributed sexy publicity photos of her prior to the ... Read More »