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The Resource The monuments men : Allied heroes, Nazi thieves, and the greatest treasure hunt in history, Robert M. Edsel ; with Bret Witter

The monuments men : Allied heroes, Nazi thieves, and the greatest treasure hunt in history, Robert M. Edsel ; with Bret Witter

Label
The monuments men : Allied heroes, Nazi thieves, and the greatest treasure hunt in history
Title
The monuments men
Title remainder
Allied heroes, Nazi thieves, and the greatest treasure hunt in history
Statement of responsibility
Robert M. Edsel ; with Bret Witter
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
940.53/1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D810.A7
LC item number
E23 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The monuments men : Allied heroes, Nazi thieves, and the greatest treasure hunt in history, Robert M. Edsel ; with Bret Witter
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [447]-454) and index
Contents
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?
Control code
ocn317118312
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 473 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781599951492
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2009012255
Other physical details
ill., maps (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)317118312
Label
The monuments men : Allied heroes, Nazi thieves, and the greatest treasure hunt in history, Robert M. Edsel ; with Bret Witter
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [447]-454) and index
Contents
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?
Control code
ocn317118312
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 473 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781599951492
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2009012255
Other physical details
ill., maps (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)317118312

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