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Author: Robert M EdselBret WitterJeremy DavidsonMacmillan Audio (Firm)Playaway Digital Audio.All authors
Publisher: Solon, Ohio : Findaway World, LLC, [2013]. ℗2009
Edition/Format:   Audiobook : Sound recording   Computer File : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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At the same time that Adolf Hitler was attempting to take over the western world, his armies were methodically seeking and hoarding the finest art treasures in Europe. The Führer had begun cataloging the art he planned to collect as well as the art he would destroy: the "degenerate" works he despised. In a race against time, a group of American and British museum directors, curators, art historians, and others,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Art
History
Art and the war
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording
Document Type: Sound Recording, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert M Edsel; Bret Witter; Jeremy Davidson; Macmillan Audio (Firm); Playaway Digital Audio.; Findaway World, LLC.
ISBN: 9781427239006 1427239002
OCLC Number: 855971718
Notes: Title from Playaway label.
"HDAUDIO."
Release date supplied by publisher.
Previously released by Macmillan Audio, ℗2009.
Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
In container (19 x 14 x 3 cm.) with earphones.
Performer(s): Read by Jeremy Davidson.
Description: 1 audio media player (approximately 14 hr.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
Responsibility: Robert M. Edsel with Bret Witter.

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At the same time that Adolf Hitler was attempting to take over the western world, his armies were methodically seeking and hoarding the finest art treasures in Europe. The Führer had begun cataloging the art he planned to collect as well as the art he would destroy: the "degenerate" works he despised. 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 scouring Europe to prevent the destruction of thousands of years of culture. Focusing on the period between D-Day and V-E Day, this acclaimed book follows six Monuments Men on their impossible mission to save the world's great art from the Nazis.

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