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The safekeepers : a memoir of the arts at the end of World War II

Author: Walter I Farmer; Klaus Goldmann
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Walter de Gruyter, 2000.
Series: Cultural property studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Item discusses life at the Wiesbaden Collecting Point in Germany, where cultural property and art works were collected and held at the end World War II. In November 1945 the Director of the Collection Point (the author) received a telegram ordering him to send 200 premier German-owned art works to Washington. He and his officers resisted this command with a written protest that became known as the Wiesbaden  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Art
History
Art and the war
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Farmer, Walter I. (Walter Ings), 1911-
Safekeepers.
Berlin ; New York : Walter de Gruyter, 2000
(OCoLC)606477402
Online version:
Farmer, Walter I. (Walter Ings), 1911-
Safekeepers.
Berlin ; New York : Walter de Gruyter, 2000
(OCoLC)607902035
Named Person: Walter I Farmer
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter I Farmer; Klaus Goldmann
ISBN: 3110168979 9783110168976 9783110893502 3110893509
OCLC Number: 45068541
Description: x, 242 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Cultural property studies.
Responsibility: Walter I. Farmer ; revised and prefaced by Klaus Goldmann ; with an introduction by Margaret Farmer Planton.
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Besides being a personal account, this autobiography of US Army Captain Walter I. Farmer presents an account of social history surrounding the years of World War II.  Read more...

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