The Monuments Men : Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, And The Greatest Treasure Hunt In History

The Monuments Men : Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, And The Greatest Treasure Hunt In History

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"The previously untold story of a little-known WWII Allied division whose mission was to track down European art and treasures that had been looted by the Nazis at Hitler's command"--Provided by the publisher.
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Edition Statement :

1st ed.

Content :

The mission. Out of Germany ; Hitler's dream ; The call to arms ; A dull and empty world ; Leptis magna ; The first campaign ; Monte Cassino ; Monuments, fine arts, and archives ; The task -- Northern Europe. Winning respect ; A meeting in the field ; Michaelangelo's Madonna ; The cathedral and the masterpiece ; Van Eyck's Mystic Lamb ; James Rorimer visits the Louvre ; Entering Germany ; A field trip ; Tapestry ; Christmas wishes ; The Madonna of La Gleize ; The train ; The Bulge ; Champagne -- Germany. A German Jew in the U.S. Army ; Coming through the battle ; The new monuments man ; George Stout with his maps ; Art on the move ; Two turning points ; Hitler's Nero decree ; First army across the Rhine ; Treasure map ; Frustration ; Inside the mountain ; Lost ; A week to remember -- The void. Salt ; Horror ; The Gauleiter ; The battered mine ; Last birthday ; Plans ; The noose ; Discoveries ; The noose tightens ; The race ; Final days ; The translator ; The sound of music ; End of the road -- The aftermath. Understanding Altaussee ; Evacuation ; The journey home ; Heroes of civilization ; What is your connection to the story?

Publication, Distribution, etc. :

New York, NY : Center Street, 2009.

ISBN :

1599951495

Physical Description :

xvi, 473 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps (some col.) ; 24 cm.

Notes :

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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