The Monuments Men tells the true story of an unlikely bunch of soldiers who saved Europe’s art from Hitler

Feb 12, 2014 991

The small band of middle-aged art experts, artists, educators and architects who signed up during World War II to join President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's program to protect and secure European art treasures were on a mission to find the paintings, sculptures and cultural touchstones stolen by the Nazis for their art-obsessed Fuhrer.

Their phenomenal success and heroism were so little known that they were close to being a historical asterisk. Instead, their story is now a feature-length motion picture, The Monuments Men.

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