With the change of Russian tsars until the 20th century, they are not only collectors of time, but also witnesses of history. On June 22, 1941, World War II continued. Hitler launched Operation Barbarossa (Unternehmen Barbarossa) to conquer Soviet territory. Hitler sent 3 million German soldiers to the Soviet Union. During the war, thousands of art treasures became the target of the Nazis. The Amber Palace in the Kathleen Palace was even more difficult to escape. The amber board that Hitler recognized as a German product should be Russia "returns". When the troops entered Pushkin, the officials of the Catherine Palace tried to dismantle the panels and
hide them behind whatsapp database thin wallpaper; but unfortunately, this strategy did not deceive the enemy, and the soldiers moved the Amber Palace with lightning speed. It was looted, packed in 27 crates, shipped to Königsberg, Germany (for today's Kaliningrad), and re-installed in the castle museum. At the end of the war in late 1943, Germany attempted to dismantle the amber panels and repack them for shipment. In August of the following year, Allied air raids destroyed Konigsberg, the castle museum was instantly in ruins, and a large number of amber tablets were also missing. Since then, the disappearing amber board has become a topic of discussion after
dinner. Some historians believe that the amber plate is still preserved in Kaliningrad and has not been bombed; some people exaggerately believe that what the Nazis stole was just a replica, and the real amber was still in the hands of Stalin at that time. However, many speculations could not find the lost artwork. Finally, the Soviet government decided to rebuild the Amber Palace in Tsar Village in 1979. After 25 years and 11 million US dollars, it was finally completed. At that time, Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder attended a ceremony to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the founding of St.