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The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History (Paperback)
Bret Witter cowrote the bestseller Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World (Grand Central, 2008). He lives in Louisville, KY.
The Fuehrer had begun cataloguing the art he planned to collect as well as the art he would destroy: "degenerate" works he despised.
In a race against time, behind enemy lines, often unarmed, a special force of American and British museum directors, curators, art historians, and others, called the Momuments Men, risked their lives scouring Europe to prevent the destruction of thousands of years of culture.
Focusing on the eleven-month period between D-Day and V-E Day, this fascinating account follows six Monuments Men and their impossible mission to save the world's great art from the Nazis.
|Genre||HISTORY / Military / World War II|
|Publisher Date||2010-09-17 00:00:00.0|
|Unit weight||0.95 lb|
|Subtitle||Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History|
|Authors||Edsel, Robert M.|
|Country of Origin||United States|
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