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Samurai stash rivals top collections

Feb 27, 2014

Samurai stash rivals top collections

Gabriel Barbier-Mueller bought his first samurai armor about 20 years ago from an antiques dealer in Paris, sparking a fascination that helped him create one of the most significant private collections in the world related to the Japanese warriors. Although the vast majority of ...

Dec 13, 2009

War vet had Hitler's art book

DALLAS — A fter fighting his way across Europe during World War II, John Pistone was among the U.S. soldiers who entered Adolf Hitler’s home nestled in the Bavarian Alps as the war came to a close. Making his way through the Berghof, Hitler’s ...