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Monuments Woman Anne Olivier Bell Turns 100!

Mon, 20 Jun 2016 06:00:57

Today is the 100th birthday of Anne Olivier Bell, one of just two living Monuments Women. Following the end of World War II in Europe, Anne was commissioned as a Major in the British Army and reported for duty to the British Monuments, Fine Arts & Archives headquarters in Bünde, Germany. There she coordinated day […]Read More



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.