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Men and monuments

Janet Flanner

Men and monuments

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Published by Hamish Hamilton in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Malraux, André, -- 1901-1976,
  • Matisse, Henri, -- 1869-1954,
  • Braque, Georges, -- 1882-1963,
  • Picasso, Pablo, -- 1881-1973,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Art and the war

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Janet Flanner
    The Physical Object
    Pagination316 p. :
    Number of Pages316
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14832381M

    Feb 07,  · Based on Mr. Edsel’s book, the film whittles the Monuments Men story down to a handful of ideal types, including Stokes, who’s based on George Leslie Stout, a Director: George Clooney.


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The Fuehrer had begun cataloguing the art he planned to /5(K). Aug 20,  · All I can say is that if you've seen the movie starring George Clooney and Matt Damon, this book is much better.

Most of the men picked to be Monuments Men were in their 40s, and very well educated and even prominent in knowing what they needed to /5. Mar 30,  · Book Review.

The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History by Robert M. Edsel, with Bret Witter, takes the reader into the World War II war theater through the stories of ten of the brave men and women, the Monuments Men, who rescued art that had been stolen by the Nazis in Europe.

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Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History. By Robert M. Edsel, Bret Witter. the book focuses on the Monuments Men themselves, and is a "people" story, not a broad exploration of the entire subject of Nazi looting and art repatriation/5.

Dec 31, Men and monuments book Men And Monuments book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. From toJanet Flanner was the Paris correspondent for T /5.

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'page-turning adventure fiction peppered with humour, romance and high-stakes dramatic reversals' Sydney Morning Herald 'lots of fun and a lot of dry humour. Nov 29,  · "The Monuments Men" is a remarkable history of the war in Europe.

The book uses key battles as the backdrop to the story of men who risked their lives saving what Gen. Dwight D. The Story of the Monuments Men By: Robert M. Edsel I highly recommend both this book, which focuses on the Monuments Men's efforts in North Western Europe, and "Saving Italy" by the same author.

The latter book also benefits from the excellent narration of Edoardo Ballerini, a bilingual reader with perfect American and Italian accents. Feb 05,  · Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men is an action drama focusing on an unlikely World War II platoon, tasked by FDR with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their rightful owners/10(K).

The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History is a nonfiction book by Robert M.

Edsel and Bret Witter. This book tells the true story of a group of Allied soldiers whose job it was to protect and rescue historical architecture and art of all forms.

The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History Robert M. Edsel, Bret Witter, Little, Brown and Co. ISBN Summary At the same time Adolf Hitler was attempting to take over the western world, his armies were methodically seeking and hoarding the finest art treasures in Europe.

Sep 03,  · Focusing on the eleven-month period between D-Day and V-E Day, this fascinating account follows six Monuments Men and their impossible mission to save the world's great art from the Nazis.

At the same time Adolf Hitler was attempting to take over the western world, his armies were methodically seeking and hoarding the finest art treasures in 3/5(2). Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men is an action drama focusing on an unlikely World War II platoon, tasked by FDR with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their rightful owners.

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The first edition of the novel was published in August 20thand was written by Robert M. Edsel/5. The Monuments Men Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History (Book): Edsel, Robert M.: "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.

We watched the trailer for "The Monuments Men" movie, which several Delicious Reads members went together to see that weekend. Though the movie isn't as historically accurate as the book (they even gave the main characters different names) and many of the events were over-dramatized, the overall feel for the book gives a little taste of what went on with the Monuments Men.

Sep 01,  · The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History In what is perhaps the last major story about World War. Cowriter and director George Clooney adapts author Robert M. Edsel's book The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History to tell the incredible true story of the seven art historians and museum curators who went behind enemy lines during World War II on a mission to recover some of the world's greatest works of art.3/5(1).

The Monuments Men Trailer. Watch The Monuments Men movie trailer for the film starring George Clooney, Matt Damon, Cate Blanchett and John Goodman. Directed by George Clooney, the film is based on Robert M. Edsel's similarly titled book that tells the story of the Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives program that the allies carried out during.

The Monuments Men was adapted into a film starring George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, and Cate Blanchett. Edsel is the founder and president of the Monuments Men Foundation for the Preservation of Art, which received the National Humanities Medal under President George W.

Bush. Bret Witter is a book editor and professional writer.4/5(71). Sep 03,  · The Monuments Men follows Stout’s ragtag team as well as the high-ranking Germans trying to outwit them.

It’s a history book that reads like a rollicking wartime spy novel—and the inspiration for the movie directed by George Clooney!/5(). Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men is an action drama focusing on an unlikely World War II platoon, tasked by FDR with going into Germany to rescue.

What other book might you compare Summary, Review, & Analysis: The Monuments Men by Robert M. Edsel to, and why. It was an informative and clear abridgment. The picture bookof the Monuments Men by Edsel is on my list. Would you be willing to try another one of Michael Sears’s performances.

Maybe - but he didn't work very hard on this performance. The Monuments Men Foundation is a (c)(3) not-for-profit organization created to raise worldwide awareness about the service of the Monuments Men and Women, honor them for their achievements, and complete their unfinished mission of returning missing art to the rightful owners.

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Edsel (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(). What's the Difference between The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History the Book and The Monuments Men the Movie.

The Monuments Men - Real Life and Hollywood Fiction. As the height of one of the most significant human events raged on, a select group of men dedicated to the arts led one of the most fascinating.

Aug 29,  · Initially, the Monuments Men were tasked with assisting combat troops in protecting churches, museums and cultural artifacts from damage in Allied attacks.

It. Monuments Men and Nazi Treasures. were repacked and deposited in the bank. he boxes contained, among other objects, the Prussian coronation paraphernalia. Back at Bernterode, Stout was planning the evacuation of the remaining items in the mine. Under the arrangement with the mili­ tary government and local civilians, power.

Aug 08,  · But as the Monuments Men, as they were called, found themselves in a race against time to avoid the destruction of years of culture, they would risk their lives to protect and defend mankind.

THE MONUMENTS MEN FILM and BOOK DISCUSSION QUESTIONS 1. Consider the question, “Is art worth a life?” Discuss. Which of these four do you most agree.

Fighting for art is worth risking one’s life. I’d fight for art if I had to. I’d fight passionately for other things, but not for art. Jul 24,  · Robert Edsel, in his book The Monuments Men, tells the story of the “greatest treasure hunt in history” and the race to sa The Monuments Men is set during World War II, but primarily focuses on the Monuments Men and their activities from June to May (Edsel xv).

I read many reviews about The Monuments Men By Robert Edsel, Bret Witter before purchasing it in order to gage whether or not it would be worth my time, and all praised The Monuments Men, declaring it one of thebest, something that all readers will amstrad.fun download and get a free book or read online The Monuments Men for free, please click.

What began as a question evolved into an impassioned journey to unravel the secrets and heroics of the Monuments Men and Women, and share their remarkable stories with a global audience.

His second book, The Monuments Men, has been translated into more than thirty languages. MEN AND MONUMENTS. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. These five long studies, three on the artists Matisse, Picasso and Braque, one on Andre Malraux and one on a most remarkable art haul, the transferring of pictures by the Germans under Goering, come from a first appearance in the New Yorker.

Feb 02,  · Not All Monuments Men Were Men. Their exploits were chronicled in a book by Robert M. Edsel, “The Monuments Men,” which has now. The film claims to be based off of the book “The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History,” by Robert Edsel. However, it does a shockingly bad job of following the book it’s supposedly based off of.

The only real parallel between the novel and the movie is that both incarnations of the. atmosphere of American grandeur. These are the monuments. And then there are the men. Lincoln, so widely venerated for his service to the nation in a time of war, had a .The Monuments Men worked across Europe. They were especially active in Germany, France, Austria, and the Netherlands, although they also worked in Italy and elsewhere.

As it is impossible to cover all these areas in any detail in one book, Edsel leaves Italy out of .Feb 08,  · The film, based on Robert M. Edsel's book "The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History," shines light on a .