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978-0-679-75686-6 / 9780679756866

The Rape of Europa: The Fate of Europe's Treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War

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Publisher:Vintage

Edition:Softcover

Language:English

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Pub Date: 1995-04-25 Pages: 512 Language: English Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing ... Winner of the National Book Critics Circle AwardThe real story behind the major motion picture The Monuments Men The cast of characters includes Hitler and Goering.. Gertrude Stein and Marc Chagall -. not to mention works by artists from Leonardo da Vinci to Pablo Picasso And the story told in this superbly researched and suspenseful book is that of the Third Reichs war on European culture and the Allies desperate effort to preserve it .From the Nazi purges of Degenerate Art and Goerings shopping sprees in occupied Paris to the perilous journey of the Mona Lisa from Paris and the painstaking reclamation of the priceless treasures of liberated Italy. The Rape of Europa is a sweeping narrative of greed. philistinism. and heroism that combines superlative scholarship with a compelling dr...

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