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In the spring of 1945 American armies advancing through Germany discovered a cache of paintings from Berlin museums hidden in a salt mine. The works were transported to the United States for “safekeeping.” Under supervision of the Army, they were exhibited in eight major American museums in 1948-9, with the proceeds going to the German Children’s Relief Fund.

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