Art type: Militaria

Top collector cries foul on Nazi memorabilia trove uncovered in Buenos Aires

(Argentina)

Matt Lebovic (2017). Top collector cries foul on Nazi memorabilia trove uncovered in Buenos Aires. The Times of Israel. 5 July.

Huge Collection of Nazi Artifacts Discovered Inside Secret Room in Argentina

(Argentina)

Matt Novak (2017). Huge Collection of Nazi Artifacts Discovered Inside Secret Room in Argentina. Gizmodo. 20 June.

Historian Charged In Federal Court With Theft Of Government Records From The National Archives

(United States of America)

Southern Maryland News Net (2017). Historian Charged In Federal Court With Theft Of Government Records From The National Archives. Southern Maryland News Net. 15 June.

Nader Shah's sword stolen from Russian museum

(Iran; Russia)

Tehran Times (2017). Nader Shah's sword stolen from Russian museum. Tehran Times. 14 June.

Historian Allegedly Stole WWII Dog Tags From National Archives

(United States of America)

Tyler Waldman (2017). Historian Allegedly Stole WWII Dog Tags From National Archives. WBAL. 13 June.

World War II Veteran Robbed Of Priceless Military Memorabilia

(United States of America)

CBS (2017). World War II Veteran Robbed Of Priceless Military Memorabilia. CBS. 12 June.

Vietnam memorial wall in Venice restored

(United States of America)

Mario Ramirez (2017). Vietnam memorial wall in Venice restored. Fox. 29 May.

Purple Heart marker recovered

(United States of America)

Nikki Younk (2017). Purple Heart marker recovered. The Daily News. 26 May.

2 Arrests Made in Theft of Nazi Memorabilia, Other Items

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). 2 Arrests Made in Theft of Nazi Memorabilia, Other Items. U.S. News. 26 May.

Two arrested after theft of rare artifacts near Barnesville, Minn.

(United States of America)

Jim Monk (2017). Two arrested after theft of rare artifacts near Barnesville, Minn.. KFGO. 25 May.

Dam Buster's family appeal for help to trace stolen airman's logbook

(United Kingdom; Canada)

Sally Wardle (2017). Dam Buster's family appeal for help to trace stolen airman's logbook. Irish News. 20 May.

New short film honours return of Northland chief Te Pahis medal

(New Zealand)

Mānia Clarke (2017). New short film honours return of Northland chief Te Pahis medal. Maori Television. 30 April.

War memorabilia disappears from Naples Airport museum

(United States of America)

Ashley Collins (2017). War memorabilia disappears from Naples Airport museum. Naples News. 29 April.

Theft of military memorabilia at Naples museum

(United States of America)

Karl Fortier (2017). Theft of military memorabilia at Naples museum. Fox. 26 April.

Hope for families of Anzac heroes fighting for decades to retrieve World War 1 diaries

(New Zealand)

Jessica Long (2017). Hope for families of Anzac heroes fighting for decades to retrieve World War 1 diaries. Stuff.co.nz. 23 April.

Treasured wartime documents returned

(Canada)

Bill Kaufmann (2017). Treasured wartime documents returned. Nanton News. 20 April.

Descendants of Kiwi soldiers who fought at Gallipoli believe WW1 diaries were stolen

(New Zealand; United Kingdom)

Jessica Long (2017). Descendants of Kiwi soldiers who fought at Gallipoli believe WW1 diaries were stolen. Stuff.co.nz. 15 April.

How a Rancho Cucamonga traffic stop lead to the recovery of this Tuskegee Airman's bust

(United States of America)

Doug Saunders (2017). How a Rancho Cucamonga traffic stop lead to the recovery of this Tuskegee Airman's bust. Daily Bulletin. 13 April.

WW1 watch stolen from Blyth museum

(United Kingdom)

ITV (2017). WW1 watch stolen from Blyth museum. ITV. 11 April.

Thieves steal war memorabilia

(Australia)

Dominique Baynes (2017). Thieves steal war memorabilia. The West Australian. 28 March.

What Should You Do With Your Father's Nazi Keepsake?

(United States of America; Germany)

Kwame Anthony Appiah (2017). What Should You Do With Your Father's Nazi Keepsake?. The New York Times. 22 March.

Why the fuss over de Valette's dagger?

(Malta; France)

Sarah Carabott (2017). Why the fuss over de Valette's dagger?. Times of Malta. 18 March.

WWII vet hopes Japanese flag can be given to owner's family

(United States of America; Japan)

Kim Briggeman (2017). WWII vet hopes Japanese flag can be given to owner's family. The Daily Astorian. 13 March.

Crosses under grave threat

(South Africa)

Andrew Unsworth (2017). Crosses under grave threat. Times Live. 13 March.

Police Raid Artist's Berlin Studio, Confiscate Artwork

(Germany)

Isaac Kaplan (2017). Police Raid Artist's Berlin Studio, Confiscate Artwork. Artsy. 10 March.

Three iron crosses honoring Confederate veterans have been stolen from historic Sheldon church near Beaufort

(United States of America)

Bo Petersen (2017). Three iron crosses honoring Confederate veterans have been stolen from historic Sheldon church near Beaufort. The Post and Courier. 6 March.

Tres detenidos por robar a la familia Borbón-Dos Sicilias

(Spain)

Three arrested for theft from the Borbón-Dos Sicilias family

Noticias de Gipuzkoa (2017). Tres detenidos por robar a la familia Borbón-Dos Sicilias. Noticias de Gipuzkoa. 6 March.

Ghost ships: why are World War II naval wrecks vanishing in Indonesia?

(Indonesia)

Natali Pearson (2017). Ghost ships: why are World War II naval wrecks vanishing in Indonesia?. The Conversation. 26 February.

The Grand Master's dagger

(Malta)

Petra Caruana Dingli (2017). The Grand Master's dagger. Times of Malta. 26 February.

Stolen Civil War guns aren't the only historic guns Pennsylvania city is missing

(United States of America)

Fox (2017). Stolen Civil War guns aren't the only historic guns Pennsylvania city is missing. Fox. 26 February.

Sabah to probe whether UMS salvage work broke law

(Malaysia; Japan)

Avila Geraldine (2017). Sabah to probe whether UMS salvage work broke law. The Straits Times. 20 February.

A year later, questions still unanswered in Civil War museum gun theft

(United States of America)

Chris Davis (2017). A year later, questions still unanswered in Civil War museum gun theft. ABC United States. 17 February.

Sabah plans new rules on sea salvage after WWII wreck controversy

(Malaysia)

Julia Chan (2017). Sabah plans new rules on sea salvage after WWII wreck controversy. The Malay Mail. 16 February.

Greek police arrest 81-year-old ex-poultry baron for undeclared antiquities

(Greece)

Tornos News (2017). Greek police arrest 81-year-old ex-poultry baron for undeclared antiquities. Tornos News. 15 February.

'Salvaging okayed after getting feedback from agencies'

(Malaysia)

New Straits Times (2017). 'Salvaging okayed after getting feedback from agencies'. New Straits Times. 10 February.

World War II Shipwrecks Are Vanishing at a Disturbing Rate

(Malaysia; Netherlands; Japan)

George Dvorsky (2017). World War II Shipwrecks Are Vanishing at a Disturbing Rate. Gizmodo. 10 February.

Indonesia and Australia battle to save WWII shipwreck HMAS Perth from salvagers

(Australia; Indonesia)

Jewel Topsfield (2017). Indonesia and Australia battle to save WWII shipwreck HMAS Perth from salvagers. Western Advocate. 10 February.

Images reveal three more Japanese WWII shipwrecks torn apart for scrap

(Malaysia; Japan)

Oliver Holmes (2017). Images reveal three more Japanese WWII shipwrecks torn apart for scrap. The Guardian. 9 February.

HMAS Perth at mercy of scavengers 75 years after being sunk

(Australia)

Jewel Topsfield (2017). HMAS Perth at mercy of scavengers 75 years after being sunk. WA Today. 28 January.

Former Harrisburg mayor Stephen Reed gets probation, small fine in stolen artifacts case

(United States of America)

Jason Scott (2017). Former Harrisburg mayor Stephen Reed gets probation, small fine in stolen artifacts case. Central Penn Business Journal. 27 January.

'Almost pathological preoccupation' with Wild West artifacts may land ex-Harrisburg mayor in prison

(United States of America)

The Washington Post (2017). 'Almost pathological preoccupation' with Wild West artifacts may land ex-Harrisburg mayor in prison. TribLive. 26 January.

Ex-Mayor Reed admits carelessness, not criminality, in pleading guilty to stealing city artifacts

(United States of America)

Matt Miller (2017). Ex-Mayor Reed admits carelessness, not criminality, in pleading guilty to stealing city artifacts. Penn Live. 23 January.

Pennsylvania mayor due in court over hoard of wild west memorabilia

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Pennsylvania mayor due in court over hoard of wild west memorabilia. The Guardian. 22 January.

Man who stole Dambuster hero's mission book also took hundreds of items from the National Archives to sell in the US

(United Kingdom)

Nicola Harley (2017). Man who stole Dambuster hero's mission book also took hundreds of items from the National Archives to sell in the US. The Telegraph. 13 January.

WWII US bomber highlights threat of treasure hunters to Czech heritage

(Czech Republic)

Chris Johnstone (2017). WWII US bomber highlights threat of treasure hunters to Czech heritage. Radio Praha. 11 January.

Vandals deface U'hage's newly returned cannon

(South Africa)

Tremaine van Aardt (2017). Vandals deface U'hage's newly returned cannon. Herald Live. 11 January.

Old Bedford Village gains national attention after historic rifles were stolen

(United States of America)

Katie O'Toole (2016). Old Bedford Village gains national attention after historic rifles were stolen. WJAC. 29 December.

Five arrested after war medals were 'stolen' from home in Blandford

(United Kingdom)

Alex Winter (2016). Five arrested after war medals were 'stolen' from home in Blandford. Bournemouth Echo. 22 December.

The medal detective

(United Kingdom)

Vibeke Venema (2016). The medal detective. BBC News. 21 December.

Waiouru medal thief recalled to prison after starting online escort service

(New Zealand)

Hannah Martin (2016). Waiouru medal thief recalled to prison after starting online escort service. Stuff.co.nz. 20 December.

6 antique long rifles stolen from Bedford County museum

(United States of America)

Paul Peirce (2016). 6 antique long rifles stolen from Bedford County museum. TribLive. 19 December.

Pa. man allegedly stole Nazi memorabilia from Canfield veterans museum

(United States of America)

Jordan Grzelewski (2016). Pa. man allegedly stole Nazi memorabilia from Canfield veterans museum. Vindy.com. 13 December.

New Exhibition Shows Poland Using Jewish Gravestones to Build Walls, Sidewalks, Playgrounds

(Poland; United States of America)

JNi.Media (2016). New Exhibition Shows Poland Using Jewish Gravestones to Build Walls, Sidewalks, Playgrounds. The Jewish Press. 13 December.

British war veteran appeals for stolen service medals to be returned

(New Zealand)

Catrin Owen (2016). British war veteran appeals for stolen service medals to be returned. Stuff.co.nz. 9 December.

Gate Stolen From Dachau Concentration Camp Recovered in Norway

(Germany)

Jason Daley (2016). Gate Stolen From Dachau Concentration Camp Recovered in Norway. Smithsonian. 6 December.

Stolen Dachau concentration camp gate may have been found in Norway

(Germany)

Karla Pequenino (2016). Stolen Dachau concentration camp gate may have been found in Norway. CNN. 2 December.

Divers looted wrecks of sunken ships in Scapa Flow: Men fined in "first of its kind" case

(United Kingdom; Germany)

Sarah Bruce (2016). Divers looted wrecks of sunken ships in Scapa Flow: Men fined in "first of its kind" case. The Press and Journal. 30 November.

Divers fined for raiding sunken German warships at Scapa Flow

(United Kingdom; Germany)

BBC News (2016). Divers fined for raiding sunken German warships at Scapa Flow. BBC News. 29 November.

Jakarta to help probe disappearance of Dutch WWII shipwrecks deemed war graves

(Indonesia; Netherlands)

The Japan Times (2016). Jakarta to help probe disappearance of Dutch WWII shipwrecks deemed war graves. The Japan Times. 24 November.

Holocaust Museum Says Calls to Donate Nazi Memorabilia are 'Skyrocketing'

(United States of America)

Sarah Emerson (2016). Holocaust Museum Says Calls to Donate Nazi Memorabilia are 'Skyrocketing'. Vice. 23 November.

London Colney aircraft museum has stolen propeller replaced - 11 years after it was taken

(United Kingdom)

Sophie Crockett (2016). London Colney aircraft museum has stolen propeller replaced - 11 years after it was taken. The Herts Advertiser. 19 November.

British second world war shipwrecks in Java Sea destroyed by illegal scavenging

(Indonesia; United Kingdom)

Oliver Holmes (2016). British second world war shipwrecks in Java Sea destroyed by illegal scavenging. The Guardian. 16 November.

Mystery as wrecks of three Dutch WWII ships vanish from Java seabed

(Indonesia; Netherlands)

Oliver Holmes (2016). Mystery as wrecks of three Dutch WWII ships vanish from Java seabed. The Guardian. 16 November.

DNR cracks down on fossil hunters

(United States of America)

Bo Petersen (2016). DNR cracks down on fossil hunters. The Charlotte Observer. 12 November.

Students questioned over cenotaph graffiti

(Canada)

John Law (2016). Students questioned over cenotaph graffiti. Well and Tribune. 1 November.

Thief in Waiouru medal heist that 'shocked the nation' denied parole

(New Zealand)

Josh Fagan (2016). Thief in Waiouru medal heist that 'shocked the nation' denied parole. Stuff.co.nz. 28 October.

Hundreds of pounds worth of First World War memorabilia stolen from museum

(United Kingdom)

Steph Brawn (2016). Hundreds of pounds worth of First World War memorabilia stolen from museum. Lancashire Telegraph. 26 October.

European Parliament bungles shipment of Nazi artifacts

(Netherlands)

Tara Palmeri (2016). European Parliament bungles shipment of Nazi artifacts. Politico. 19 October.

Educators find silver lining in Fort Ellis looting

(United States of America)

Lewis Kendall (2016). Educators find silver lining in Fort Ellis looting. Bozeman Daily Chronicle. 16 October.

Pub manager appeals for help to recover father's war medals after raid on The Aviator at Queenborough Corner

(United Kingdom)

Chloe Holmwood (2016). Pub manager appeals for help to recover father's war medals after raid on The Aviator at Queenborough Corner. Kent Online. 11 October.

Crime & The Courts: Stolen Nazi flag's value not just historical

(United States of America)

Kimball Perry (2016). Crime & The Courts: Stolen Nazi flag's value not just historical. The Columbus Dispatch. 8 October.

Ancient Egyptian artefacts and old weapons stolen from museum at Biel House, Stenton

(United Kingdom)

East Lothian Courier (2016). Ancient Egyptian artefacts and old weapons stolen from museum at Biel House, Stenton. East Lothian Courier. 6 October.

Greenpoint's USS Monitor trail marker stolen

(United States of America)

Brooklyn Daily Eagle (2016). Greenpoint's USS Monitor trail marker stolen. Brooklyn Daily Eagle. 5 October.

Should It Be Illegal To Buy And Sell Purple Hearts? One Congressman Thinks So

(United States of America)

Sarah Sicard (2016). Should It Be Illegal To Buy And Sell Purple Hearts? One Congressman Thinks So. Task and Purpose. 4 October.

Treasure trove' of war photos, medals and memorabilia found among stolen loot in a thief's house - as police seek help to find the owners

(Australia)

Ollie Gillman (2016). Treasure trove' of war photos, medals and memorabilia found among stolen loot in a thief's house - as police seek help to find the owners. The Daily Mail. 22 September.

St Albans military collector Alan Tissington avoids jail after ammunition discovered at his home

(United Kingdom)

Debbie White (2016). St Albans military collector Alan Tissington avoids jail after ammunition discovered at his home. The Herts Advertiser. 22 September.

Battle of Jutland war graves 'vandalised' by illegal metal scavengers

(Denmark; United Kingdom; Germany)

Robert Booth (2016). Battle of Jutland war graves 'vandalised' by illegal metal scavengers. The Guardian. 18 September.

Call for action as Battle of Kinsale tourist signs stolen

(Ireland)

Eoin English (2016). Call for action as Battle of Kinsale tourist signs stolen. Irish Examiner. 6 September.

Sen. Cornyn replaces military medals of late WWII POW stolen from his family in Fort Worth

(United States of America)

Liz Farmer (2016). Sen. Cornyn replaces military medals of late WWII POW stolen from his family in Fort Worth. Dallas News. 6 September.

Rise of the Nazi-Grave Robbers

(Poland; Germany)

Thomas Rogers (2016). Rise of the Nazi-Grave Robbers. Bloomberg. 23 August.

Civil War Pistol Stolen From Nebraska City Museum

(United States of America)

News Channel Nebraska (2016). Civil War Pistol Stolen From Nebraska City Museum. News Channel Nebraska. 15 August.

St Peter Mancroft memorial desecrated after "disgraceful" theft

(United Kingdom)

David Hannant (2016). St Peter Mancroft memorial desecrated after "disgraceful" theft. Eastern Daily Press. 13 August.

Dacoit gang busted, 4 held

(India)

Express News Service (2016). Dacoit gang busted, 4 held. The New Indian Express. 1 August.

The man who stole Pompey's medals

(Australia)

Caleb Cluff (2016). The man who stole Pompey's medals. Bombala Times. 24 July.

Rocks stolen from Gettysburg Battlefield are cursed, repentant thieves confess

(United States of America)

Mari A. Schaefer (2016). Rocks stolen from Gettysburg Battlefield are cursed, repentant thieves confess. Philly.com. 15 July.

Staff devastated after Civil War artifacts stolen from historic site

(United States of America)

WECT (2016). Staff devastated after Civil War artifacts stolen from historic site. WECT. 12 July.

Break-in shuts Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson down until Tuesday

(United States of America)

WETC (2016). Break-in shuts Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson down until Tuesday. WETC. 10 July.

Vandals steal items from World War II memorial in Fall River

(United States of America)

Neil Remiesiewicz (2016). Vandals steal items from World War II memorial in Fall River. WPRI. 3 July.

Uniform, military medals of late WWII POW stolen from his family in Fort Worth

(United States of America)

Liz Farmer (2016). Uniform, military medals of late WWII POW stolen from his family in Fort Worth. The Dallas Morning News. 29 June.

Central Security Department in Tripoli retrieves artifacts stolen from Tripoli's Old Town

(Libya)

The Libya Observer (2016). Central Security Department in Tripoli retrieves artifacts stolen from Tripoli's Old Town. The Libya Observer. 24 June.

War hero's medals stolen from son on the train returning from his funeral

(United Kingdom)

Tristan Cork (2016). War hero's medals stolen from son on the train returning from his funeral. Bristol Post. 19 June.

Spoils of War: Black market robust for military artifacts stolen from public displays

(United States of America)

Cristina Corbin (2016). Spoils of War: Black market robust for military artifacts stolen from public displays. Fox. 4 June.

Rangers hunt looters who desecrated Civil War battlefield

(United States of America)

Bruce Leshan (2016). Rangers hunt looters who desecrated Civil War battlefield. WUSA. 30 May.

Veterans sites in 3 states damaged ahead of Memorial Day

(United States of America)

CBS (2016). Veterans sites in 3 states damaged ahead of Memorial Day. CBS. 28 May.

Civil War battlefield looted, described as 'crime scene'

(United States of America)

Andreas Preuss (2016). Civil War battlefield looted, described as 'crime scene'. CNN. 28 May.

'An affront to the memory of people who fought': Looters dig up a Civil War battlefield

(United States of America)

Elahe Izadi (2016). 'An affront to the memory of people who fought': Looters dig up a Civil War battlefield. The Washington Post. 28 May.

Old Fort burglarized in Fort Madison, Iowa

(United States of America)

Jeff Whitten (2016). Old Fort burglarized in Fort Madison, Iowa. KWQC. 24 May.

First World War sea graves hit by 'industrial-scale looting'

(United Kingdom; Germany; Denmark)

Mark Duell (2016). First World War sea graves hit by 'industrial-scale looting'. The Daily Mail. 23 May.

Man buys stolen World War I cannon without knowing

(United States of America)

Daniel Francis (2016). Man buys stolen World War I cannon without knowing. Pulse. 14 May.

Vandalized Bronx WWI Statue To Be Renovated and Returned to Post by 2017

(United States of America)

Eddie Small (2016). Vandalized Bronx WWI Statue To Be Renovated and Returned to Post by 2017. DNA Info. 5 May.

Lost-and-found dagger a symbol of Nehruvian era

(India)

Richi Verma (2016). Lost-and-found dagger a symbol of Nehruvian era. The Times of India. 29 April.

Dagger Stolen From Nehru Memorial Museum Recovered, 2 Held

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). Dagger Stolen From Nehru Memorial Museum Recovered, 2 Held. NDTV. 28 April.

Burglars show 'act of humanity' in returning 100 year old medals

(United Kingdom)

David Whelan (2016). Burglars show 'act of humanity' in returning 100 year old medals. Belfast Media Group. 27 April.

Man spent $44.5K on Confederate jacket; New Orleans museum says it was stolen

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Man spent $44.5K on Confederate jacket; New Orleans museum says it was stolen. The Times-Picayune. 4 April.

Verdun: le désolant business des pilleurs de cadavres

(France)

Stéphane Kovacs (2016). Verdun: le désolant business des pilleurs de cadavres. Le Figaro. 4 April.

2 swords stolen from Rabindranath's Kuthibari

(Bangladesh)

UNB (2016). 2 swords stolen from Rabindranath's Kuthibari. Prothom Alo. 3 April.

Confederate jacket sparks dispute between Alabama collector, museum

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Confederate jacket sparks dispute between Alabama collector, museum. The Times Free Press. 28 March.

World War I message that told troops conflict was over is stolen

(United Kingdom)

Dean Kirby (2016). World War I message that told troops conflict was over is stolen. The Independent. 10 March.

Museum officials disagree over security issues that led to pistol theft

(United States of America)

Chris Davis (2016). Museum officials disagree over security issues that led to pistol theft. ABC United States. 27 February.

Alarm system disconnected at National Civil War Museum prior to burglary

(United States of America)

Christine Vendel (2016). Alarm system disconnected at National Civil War Museum prior to burglary. Penn Live. 25 February.

Guns stolen in Civil War Museum heist came from NRA exhibit

(United States of America)

Christine Vendel (2016). Guns stolen in Civil War Museum heist came from NRA exhibit. Penn Live. 17 February.

Guns stolen in curious burglary are 'one of a kind': National Civil War Museum official

(United States of America)

Christine Vendel (2016). Guns stolen in curious burglary are 'one of a kind': National Civil War Museum official. Penn Live. 15 February.

Burglary investigation underway at Harrisburg's National Civil War Museum

(United States of America)

Dave Marcheskie (2016). Burglary investigation underway at Harrisburg's National Civil War Museum. ABC United States. 14 February.

Former Tory councillor convicted of stealing World War Two hero's bravery honour 'to pay mortgage' escapes jail

(United Kingdom)

Mike Lockley (2016). Former Tory councillor convicted of stealing World War Two hero's bravery honour 'to pay mortgage' escapes jail. Mirror. 11 February.

Channel 5 accused of supporting 'grave-robbing' over TV show Battlefield Recovery

(United Kingdom)

David Barnett (2016). Channel 5 accused of supporting 'grave-robbing' over TV show Battlefield Recovery. The Guardian. 8 January.

Staffordshire Regiment Museum tracks down medals stolen from display 40 years ago

(United Kingdom)

Tamworth Herald (2016). Staffordshire Regiment Museum tracks down medals stolen from display 40 years ago. Tamworth Herald. 2 January.

Country's 'one of a kind' cannon is stolen from garden

(United Kingdom)

Lauren Howard (2016). Country's 'one of a kind' cannon is stolen from garden. Daily Echo. 2 January.

£21,000 of war medals stolen in museum raid remain missing three years on

(United Kingdom)

Neil Vowles (2015). £21,000 of war medals stolen in museum raid remain missing three years on. The Argus. 30 December.

Delight as Staffordshire Regiment's medals returned 40 years after they were stolen

(United Kingdom)

Lichfield Mercury (2015). Delight as Staffordshire Regiment's medals returned 40 years after they were stolen. Lichfield Mercury. 21 December.

After 53 years, Kashmir gets back some of its rare artefacts

(India)

Haroon Mirani (2015). After 53 years, Kashmir gets back some of its rare artefacts. Greater Kashmir. 20 December.

Police: Man stole cannonball, other artifacts

(United States of America)

Chris Cappella (2015). Police: Man stole cannonball, other artifacts. The Evening Sun. 15 December.

Closing the book on John Mark Tillmann's stolen antiques

(Canada)

Aaron Hutchins (2015). Closing the book on John Mark Tillmann's stolen antiques. Maclean's. 14 December.

Machine gun stolen from military museum on Veterans Day

(United States of America)

Candace Hopkins (2015). Machine gun stolen from military museum on Veterans Day. KRQE News. 19 November.

Stolen medals resurface in time for Remembrance Day

(Canada)

Mark McNeil (2015). Stolen medals resurface in time for Remembrance Day. The Hamilton Spectator. 10 November.

Police trace stolen WW1 East Surrey regimental colours

(United Kingdom)

Surry Mirror (2015). Police trace stolen WW1 East Surrey regimental colours. Surry Mirror. 8 November.

MMEA To Return Seized Artefacts From Warship To British Government

(Malaysia; United Kingdom)

Bernama (2015). MMEA To Return Seized Artefacts From Warship To British Government. Bernama. 6 November.

Woman offers to replace stolen Washington Irving medallion

(United States of America)

Kevin Phelan (2015). Woman offers to replace stolen Washington Irving medallion. Lohud. 23 October.

Search for Dundee museum thieves continues

(South Africa)

Zongile Mthimkhulu (2015). Search for Dundee museum thieves continues. East Coast Radio. 16 October.

Priceless treasure stolen from KZN museum

(South Africa)

IOL (2015). Priceless treasure stolen from KZN museum. IOL. 15 October.

Harsher penalties for thieves targeting war memorials

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2015). Harsher penalties for thieves targeting war memorials. BBC News. 6 October.

Audit Shows Possible Threat To Museum Artifacts

(United States of America)

Mark Bellinger (2015). Audit Shows Possible Threat To Museum Artifacts. News Channel 5. 5 October.

War medals stolen from 90 year-old man in Shoeburyness burglary

(United Kingdom)

ITV News (2015). War medals stolen from 90 year-old man in Shoeburyness burglary. ITV News. 17 September.

Thief steals war memorial plaque featuring his great-grandfather's name and tries to sell it for scrap

(United Kingdom)

Colin McNeill (2015). Thief steals war memorial plaque featuring his great-grandfather's name and tries to sell it for scrap. The Herald. 31 August.

Sticky fingers deprive city of special artifacts, from cannons to 300-pound sculptures

(Canada)

Alison Shouldice (2015). Sticky fingers deprive city of special artifacts, from cannons to 300-pound sculptures. The Star. 30 August.

WWI cannon stolen from Michigan VFW post: Vets fear cannon sold for scrap

(United States of America)

Marilissa Sachteleben (2015). WWI cannon stolen from Michigan VFW post: Vets fear cannon sold for scrap. Examiner. 28 August.

Renowned blade stolen years ago to go on display in home area

(Japan)

Taro Mizoguchi (2015). Renowned blade stolen years ago to go on display in home area. The Asahi Shimbun. 23 August.

Disabled Reservoir pensioner reunited with father's stolen war medals after harrowing ordeal

(Australia)

Harrison Tippet (2015). Disabled Reservoir pensioner reunited with father's stolen war medals after harrowing ordeal. The Advertiser. 18 August.

Museum's gun stolen from atop car

(United States of America)

Elliott Jones (2015). Museum's gun stolen from atop car. TCPalm. 16 August.

Relic hunters vital but troublesome for Civil War history

(United States of America)

Ben Benton (2015). Relic hunters vital but troublesome for Civil War history. Times Free Press. 6 August.

Men Get Jail Term For Digging Up Civil War Artifacts

(United States of America)

WDEF (2015). Men Get Jail Term For Digging Up Civil War Artifacts. WDEF. 5 August.

Thief steals plaque memorializing 1944 plane crash that Merriam historian worked decades to have installed

(United States of America)

Jay Senter (2015). Thief steals plaque memorializing 1944 plane crash that Merriam historian worked decades to have installed. Prairie Village Post. 3 August.

Charity money and medals stolen in Ramsgate Maritime Museum raid

(United Kingdom)

Tom Barnes (2015). Charity money and medals stolen in Ramsgate Maritime Museum raid. Isle of Thanet Gazette. 29 July.

Federal suit over Ulysses S. Grant's coat, cup dismissed

(United States of America)

Steve Marroni (2015). Federal suit over Ulysses S. Grant's coat, cup dismissed. The Patriot News. 28 July.

WWII Purple Heart Medals return home

(United States of America)

Randall Stillinger (2015). WWII Purple Heart Medals return home. DVIDS. 24 July.

"When they are destroyed they are gone permanently": Museum asks detectorists not to melt Civil War musket and cannon balls

(United Kingdom)

Ben Miller (2015). "When they are destroyed they are gone permanently": Museum asks detectorists not to melt Civil War musket and cannon balls. Culture 24. 16 July.

Elderly man, 73, left 'devastated' by theft of World War Two Jeep from Imperial War Museum, Duxford

(United Kingdom)

Cambridge News (2015). Elderly man, 73, left 'devastated' by theft of World War Two Jeep from Imperial War Museum, Duxford. Cambridge News. 15 July.

Theft won't destroy Napoleon's connection to Mt Martha homestead

(Australia)

Sarah Hudson (2015). Theft won't destroy Napoleon's connection to Mt Martha homestead. The Weekly Times. 8 July.

Adirondack Town Mystery: Who Stole Marker for a Civil War Photographer?

(United States of America)

Paul Post (2015). Adirondack Town Mystery: Who Stole Marker for a Civil War Photographer?. The New York Times. 6 July.

Second World War tank and anti-aircraft gun found hidden in basement of villa in Germany

(Germany)

Melanie Hall (2015). Second World War tank and anti-aircraft gun found hidden in basement of villa in Germany. The Telegraph. 3 July.

A $100,000 Eagle Finial

(United States of America)

Maine Antique Digest (2015). A $100,000 Eagle Finial. Maine Antique Digest. 2 July.

Outrage after "disgusting" thieves steal massive veterans' memorial from Calgary cemetery

(Canada)

Michael Platt (2015). Outrage after "disgusting" thieves steal massive veterans' memorial from Calgary cemetery. Calgary Sun. 28 June.

U-boat propeller returned to Germany

(United Kingdom; Germany)

Belfast Telegraph (2015). U-boat propeller returned to Germany. Belfast Telegraph. 16 June.

Robaron una réplica del sable corvo de San Martín y lo busca Interpol

(Argentina)

Replica of the curve sword of San Martín stolen, Interpol looking for it

Roxana Badaloni (2015). Robaron una réplica del sable corvo de San Martín y lo busca Interpol. Clarín. 12 June.

SA Police search for Boer War artefacts, papers stolen from State Library

(Australia)

The Advertiser (2015). SA Police search for Boer War artefacts, papers stolen from State Library. Perth Now. 12 June.

Trio held for gun stolen from police museum

(South Africa)

Diek Lotriet (2015). Trio held for gun stolen from police museum. News24. 5 June.

Nathan Bedford Forrest bust back in Alabama cemetery

(United States of America)

Erin Edgemon (2015). Nathan Bedford Forrest bust back in Alabama cemetery. AL.com. 26 May.

A Dark Niche Emerges in German Market: Nazi Art

(Germany)

Harriet Torry (2015). A Dark Niche Emerges in German Market: Nazi Art. The Wall Street Journal. 26 May.

Museum gets hit with second theft

(United States of America)

Jessica Shumaker (2015). Museum gets hit with second theft. News-Press. 21 May.

Se recuperó armamento robado del museo Forestal de Villa Ana

(Argentina)

Weapons stolen from the Villa Ana Forestry Museum recovered

Amanecer (2015). Se recuperó armamento robado del museo Forestal de Villa Ana. Amanecer. 17 May.

Gardner Museum announces reward for single item stolen in heist

(United States of America)

Shelley Murphy (2015). Gardner Museum announces reward for single item stolen in heist. The Boston Globe. 12 May.

Thief targets Nazi memorabilia in Red Deer Antique Mall theft

(Canada)

Kyle Morris (2015). Thief targets Nazi memorabilia in Red Deer Antique Mall theft. 630 CHED. 8 May.

Thief targets Nazi memorabilia in Red Deer Antique Mall theft

(Canada)

Kyle Morris (2015). Thief targets Nazi memorabilia in Red Deer Antique Mall theft. 630 CHED. 8 May.

RJ Mitchell cigarette case returned to Solent Sky Museum

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2015). RJ Mitchell cigarette case returned to Solent Sky Museum. BBC News. 4 April.

Florida man admits he was trying to sell guns he thought belonged to Saddam Hussein

(United States of America)

Mark Berman (2015). Florida man admits he was trying to sell guns he thought belonged to Saddam Hussein. The Washington Post. 25 March.

Wickenby Museum removes Icarus figure from war memorial for fear of theft

(United Kingdom)

Lincolnshire Echo (2015). Wickenby Museum removes Icarus figure from war memorial for fear of theft. Lincolnshire Echo. 18 March.

Thieves steal nine ceremonial uniforms

(United Kingdom)

The Herald (2014). Thieves steal nine ceremonial uniforms. The Herald. 3 September.

Experts seek to save Haiti's archaeological sites

(Haiti)

Phys.org (2014). Experts seek to save Haiti's archaeological sites. Phys.org. 31 August.

Barbed wire from Auschwitz found in tourists' suitcase

(Poland)

Edward Wight (2014). Barbed wire from Auschwitz found in tourists' suitcase. The Times of Israel. 31 March.

National Geographic Channel Pulls 'Nazi War Diggers' Series

(United States of America)

Tom Mashberg (2014). National Geographic Channel Pulls 'Nazi War Diggers' Series. The New York Times. 31 March.