WFAA News 8

David Schechter

Stolen, destroyed and lost forever - during World War II, Nazis looted artistic treasures across Europe. Now, a Frisco man thinks he may own one of those stolen works.

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In a remarkable twist of history, the number “237” glued to the back of a painting he owns, may help Bill Pentak Sr. connect it to the greatest art heist of all time: Adolf Hitler’s systematic plundering of millions of pieces, many of them priceless statues and paintings.

“Unbelievable. They took everything,” said Pentak. “Even if it was nailed down they ripped it up,” he added.

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