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

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

Label
Monuments men : Allied heroes, Nazi thieves and the greatest treasure hunt in history
Title
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
Language
eng
Cataloging source
SALS
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Edsel, Robert M
Dewey number
940.531
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Witter, Bret
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  • Allied Forces
  • Allied Forces
  • Art thefts
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Art treasures in war
  • Cultural property
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
adult
Label
Monuments men : Allied heroes, Nazi thieves and the greatest treasure hunt in history, Robert M. Edsel with Bret Witter
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First published: London : Preface, 2009
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
000045862810
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Pbk. ed.
Extent
xvi, 473 p.
Isbn
9781848091030
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)528411313
Label
Monuments men : Allied heroes, Nazi thieves and the greatest treasure hunt in history, Robert M. Edsel with Bret Witter
Publication
Note
First published: London : Preface, 2009
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
000045862810
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Pbk. ed.
Extent
xvi, 473 p.
Isbn
9781848091030
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)528411313

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