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

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

Label
The monuments men : Allied heros, Nazi thieves, and the greatest treasure hunt in history
Title
The monuments men
Title remainder
Allied heros, Nazi thieves, and the greatest treasure hunt in history
Statement of responsibility
Robert M. Edsel with Bret Witter
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In a race against time, a group of American and British museum directors, curators, art historians, and others--called the Monuments Men--risked their lives to prevent destruction ... Focusing on the period between D-Day and V-E Day, ... follws six Monumetns Men on thweir impossible mision to save the world's great art fom the Nazis"-
Assigning source
Back cover
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Edsel, Robert M
Dewey number
940.53/144
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D810.A7
LC item number
E23 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Witter, Bret
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Allied Forces
  • Art thefts
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Art treasures in war
  • Cultural property
Label
The monuments men : Allied heros, Nazi thieves, and the greatest treasure hunt in history, Robert M. Edsel with Bret Witter
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Because of the vastness of the story, ... exclude[s] activities in Italy; use[s] Northern Europe--mainly France, the Netherlands, Germnay and Austria--as a crucible for tunderstanding the Monuments effort"--Author's note, page xv
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 561-570) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. 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 -- pt. 2. 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 -- pt. 3. 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 -- pt. 4. 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 -- pt. 5. The aftermath : Understanding Altaussee ; Evacuation ; The journey home ; Heroes of civilization ; What is your connection to the story?
Control code
ocn837147022
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Little Brown mass market edition.
Extent
xxviiii, 8 unnumbered p., 598 p., 16 unnumbered p. of plates
Isbn
9780316240079
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)837147022
Label
The monuments men : Allied heros, Nazi thieves, and the greatest treasure hunt in history, Robert M. Edsel with Bret Witter
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Because of the vastness of the story, ... exclude[s] activities in Italy; use[s] Northern Europe--mainly France, the Netherlands, Germnay and Austria--as a crucible for tunderstanding the Monuments effort"--Author's note, page xv
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 561-570) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. 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 -- pt. 2. 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 -- pt. 3. 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 -- pt. 4. 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 -- pt. 5. The aftermath : Understanding Altaussee ; Evacuation ; The journey home ; Heroes of civilization ; What is your connection to the story?
Control code
ocn837147022
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Little Brown mass market edition.
Extent
xxviiii, 8 unnumbered p., 598 p., 16 unnumbered p. of plates
Isbn
9780316240079
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)837147022

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