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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
  • 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
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
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
329089
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
940.53/1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Interest level
Grades 9-12
Language note
English
LC call number
D810.A7
LC item number
E23 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
9
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
allied heros, Nazi thieves, and the greatest treasure hunt in history
Label
The monuments men : Allied heroes, Nazi thieves, and the greatest treasure hunt in history, Robert M. Edsel with Bret Witter
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Autographed copy."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 447-454) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. I: 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. II: 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. III: 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. IV: 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. V: The aftermath -- Understanding Altaussee -- Evacuation -- The journey home -- Heroes of civilization
Control code
ocn317118312
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 473 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780316240079
Lccn
2009012255
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
99935097475
Other physical details
illustrations
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
Link
Publication
Note
"Autographed copy."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 447-454) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. I: 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. II: 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. III: 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. IV: 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. V: The aftermath -- Understanding Altaussee -- Evacuation -- The journey home -- Heroes of civilization
Control code
ocn317118312
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 473 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780316240079
Lccn
2009012255
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
99935097475
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)317118312

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