Germany’s ex-royals want their riches back, but past ties to Hitler stand in the way

Germany’s ex-royals want their riches back, but past ties to Hitler stand in the way

Perched on a steep hilltop in southern Germany, the striking turrets of Hohenzollern Castle rise in contrast to the rolling countryside that surrounds them. The fortress is the ancestral seat of Germany’s last imperial family. If the country still had a monarchy today, the castle’s owners would be its royal family, led by Georg Friedrich, whose ceremonial title is also his legal surname: Prince of Prussia.

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