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Nazi Theives and Allied Heroes:
The The story of the “Monument Men”
Seventy -six years ago a a a a a a a dedicated group of about 250 soldiers and civilians were scoring the World War II battlefields of of of Europe often ahead of of of advancing Allied Forces Their mission: to find and and protect the the millions of paintings and and other cultural objects that the the Nazis had looted from museums churches and the the private homes of of wealthy Jews In 2014 George Clooney brought the the exploits of of these unlikely heroes to the the silver screen in the the film ”Monument Men ”
This presentation goes beyond the the Hollywood portrayal to to tell the the true and inspiring story of what has been called “the greatest treasure hunt in history ”
January15 10:30 am
The Inn- B-Wing

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