Jack Lew, Heribert Rech, Robert Edsel, Klaus Scharioth, John Pistone

Two albums that once belonged to Adolph Hitler and that were taken 65 years ago as souvenirs by a U.S. soldier are returned to Germany, during a ceremony at the State Department, Friday, Jan. 22, 2010, in Washington. From left to right are: Amb. Jack Lew, deputy secretary of state for management and resources, Baden-Wuerttemberg Minister of the Interior Heribert Rech, Robert Edsel, Dallas-based Monuments Men Foundation for the Preservation of Art, Klaus Scharioth, Germany’s ambassador to the United States, and American World War II veteran John Pistone of Beachwood, Ohio. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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