On the related time Adolf Hitler used to be making an attempt to take over the western global, his armies had been methodically looking for and hoarding the best artwork treasures in Europe. The Fuehrer had began cataloguing the artwork he deliberate to assemble in addition to the artwork he may smash: “degenerate” works he despised.
In a race towards time, in the back of enemy traces, frequently unarmed, a unique power of American and British museum administrators, curators, artwork historians, and others, referred to as the Monuments Males, risked their lives scouring Europe to stop the destruction of hundreds of years of tradition.
Focusing at the 11-month length among D-Day and V-E Day, this attention-grabbing account follows six Monuments Males and their unattainable challenge to save lots of the arena’s nice artwork from the Nazis.