Friday, March 26, 2010

Staff Recommendation: The Monuments Men

WWII posed a greater threat to works of art and cultural heritage than any other conflict in history. Though millions died, only a few hundred people rallied to preserve, recover, and restore the huge number of pieces of European art that had fell victim to the war. This enterprising group came to be known as "the monuments men" and this is their fascinating story.

The Monuments Men by Robert Edsel and Bret Witter
Reviewed by: Jen R.

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