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Mapping The Stolen Books Of WWII

Posted at 8:05AM Tuesday 04 Mar 2014

While George Clooney's recent film The Monuments Men hasn't received the greatest reviews, it has brought attention to the work that the officers for the Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives program did to recover works of art stolen by the Nazis. What the film doesn't cover, as the New Yorker noted on Saturday, are the millions of books that they had also recovered by the end of the war.

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