Wed, 14 Jan 2015 16:16:52
Good morning! Buongiorno! Guten Morgen! Bonjour! I am proud to share with you that our Monuments Men Foundation website is finally available in four languages: English, Italian, German and French. I hope that this will allow more people around the world to understand the heroic work of the Monuments Men during and after World [...]Read More
Embassy Suites – La Vista, NE
May 22, 2014
Accademia di Firenze, Italy
May 26, 2014
The Monuments Men were a group of men and women from thirteen nations, most of whom volunteered for service in the newly created Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives section, or MFAA. Most had expertise as museum directors, curators, art scholars and educators, artists, architects, and archivists. Their job description was simple: to save as much of the culture of Europe as they could during combat.
These men not only had the vision to understand the grave threat to the greatest cultural and artistic achievements of civilization, but then joined the front lines to do something about it.