The Venus fixers : the remarkable story of the allied soldiers who saved Italy's art during World War II (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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The Venus fixers : the remarkable story of the allied soldiers who saved Italy's art during World War II

Author: Ilaria Dagnini Brey
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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A spellbinding account of the special corps of officers who preserved the masterworks of European art from destruction while World War II raged.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Art
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ilaria Dagnini Brey
ISBN: 9780374283094 0374283095
OCLC Number: 263984526
Description: x, 308 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Italian art goes to war --
Men must manoeuvre --
Sicilian prelude --
The birth of the Venus fixers --
The conflict of the present and the past --
Treasure hunt --
Florence divided --
A time to rend, a time to sew --
The duellists --
Epilogue: a necessary dream.
Responsibility: Ilaria Dagnini Brey.

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A spellbinding account of the special corps of officers who preserved the masterworks of European art from destruction while World War II raged.

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