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Col. Matthew F. Bogdanus
4/30/03 Baghdad ,Iraq - Culture - Slug: STOLEN - Marine Colonel Matthew Bogdanos, sole responsibility is to make it almost impossible for art smugglers to sell stolen Iraqi and antiquities. He and other marines under his command have been photographing returned stolen art and antiquities. An appeal with amnesty, went out some time ago for the safe return of the items stolen from here, and many of them have been returned. Colonel Bogdanos is a reserve In his full time job he's an assistant district attorney in Robert Morganthau's office. PHOTO CREDIT: Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times 200303470 Published in NYTimes 05/01/03 Published Caption: Col. Matthew F. Bogdanus, a Marine reservist who is working for the return of antiquities stolen from the National Museum of Iraq.