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Monuments Men deserves a shot!

Critics unduly harsh on Monuments Men. Continue reading

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Monuments Men trailer

Here is the trailer for the upcoming Monuments men film.

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General Eisenhower speaking about art

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Stolen Art works discovered in Swiss bank account.

I wonder how much is out there still to be found. http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/stolen-works-of-art-discovered-in-swiss-bank-looted-paintings-found-in-nazi-dealer-s-safe-a-486999.html Stolen Works of Art Discovered in Swiss Bank: Looted Paintings Found in Nazi Dealer’s Safe Prosecutors in Switzerland have discovered a haul of looted paintings in a bank … Continue reading

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Return of Stolen art from WWII

In France, A Renewed Push To Return Art Looted By Nazis by ELEANOR BEARDSLEY May 08, 201311:37 AM Listen to the Story All Things Considered 5 min 52 sec Playlist Download Transcript American Thomas Selldorff and Austrian art historian Sophie Lillie, … Continue reading

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Treasure Hunters in Uniform

A New York Times article on the Monuments Men of World War II. Treasure Hunters in Uniform: ‘Monuments Men’ Remembered By DIANTHA PARKER Editors’ Note Appended Courtesy National Archives and Records Administration/American Jewish Historical Society/Center for Jewish History Second Lt. … Continue reading

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Monuments Men

I have finally started The Monuments Men by Robert Edsel. It chronicles the mission of the MFAA section of the allied forces during World War Two. Their were charged with protecting and recovering the cultural and artistic heritage of Western Europe. Here … Continue reading

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