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

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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
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From 1943 to 1951, 350 or so men and women from 13 Allied nations served in the Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives section of the Allied armed forces. This was the most ambitious effort in history to preserve the worlds cultural heritage in times of war. They were known simply as 'Monuments Men'. This is their story
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
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Writing style
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329089
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Edsel, Robert M
Dewey number
940.5/31
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Witter, Bret
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True
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  • Allied Forces
  • Art thefts
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Art treasures in war
  • Cultural property
  • Large type books
Target audience
adult
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allied heros, Nazi thieves, and the greatest treasure hunt in history
Label
Monuments men : allied heroes, Nazi thieves, and the greatest treasure hunt in history, Robert M. Edsel with Bret Witter
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Publication
Note
  • Published by W.F. Howes Ltd under the Clipper imprint
  • Originally published: London: Preface, 2009
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
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  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
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  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiv, 662 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781471258503
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map, portraits
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781471258503
Label
Monuments men : allied heroes, Nazi thieves, and the greatest treasure hunt in history, Robert M. Edsel with Bret Witter
Publication
Note
  • Published by W.F. Howes Ltd under the Clipper imprint
  • Originally published: London: Preface, 2009
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiv, 662 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781471258503
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map, portraits
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781471258503

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