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Member of famed Monuments Men of WWII dies at 92

Stars and Stripes - 24 Oct 2018
A member of the Monuments Men — a group responsible for saving dozens of priceless artworks and artifacts stolen by the Nazis during World War II — died Sunday in New Jersey at age 92. Harry Ettlinger called the thefts the “greatest plunder ever ...
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Remembering North Jersey's WWII 'Monuments Man,' Harry Ettlinger

Daily Record - 25 Oct 2018
The Monuments Men were a special force of American and British soldiers and historians who risked their lives to prevent the destruction of thousands of years of art by Nazis. This week, tributes poured in for one of the men: World War II veteran and ...
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PHOTOS: In memory of Monuments Men's Harry Ettlinger of Rockaway

Daily Record - 24 Oct 2018
Harry Ettlinger one of only five surviving "Monuments Men," individuals who saved billions of dollarsÕ worth of fine art and cultural artifacts that were stolen by the Nazis during WWII. January 24, 2014, Rockaway, NJ, Staff Photographer/Bob Karp MOR ...
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Lazar Living Lessons "Monuments Man" Dies at 92 - 09 Nov 2018
I feel honored to have known him and to have had him as a part of our Living Lessons program at Robert R. Lazar Middle School five different times. His story and experiences of being one of the Monuments Men will always live on in the minds of our ...
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Last 'Monument Man' and Jewish war hero dies at age 92

The Jerusalem Post - 24 Oct 2018
He would serve as a translator and driver for the Monuments Men, helping to save artwork, sculptures and tapestries before the Nazis demolished them. After the war, Ettlinger went on to have a successful career in aerospace engineering. He served as ...
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Back to the memorial monuments at city hall

Niagara Gazette - 19 Nov 2018
We learned that famous sculptor J.W. Fraser was commissioned to provide three monuments bronze mounted on shafts of granite “depicting an idealized conception of power development and with tablets on the center of the shafts bearing the names of men ...
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'Separating Sheep from Goats' Honors Sherman E. Lee's Legacy

ideastream - 13 Nov 2018
A lot of the people who were Monuments Men and Women were from Harvard. Lee did not go to Harvard," Giuffrida said. Lee did work under Cleveland Museum of Art curator Howard Hollis when he was an art history doctoral student at Western Reserve ...
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Saying goodbye to William “Bill” Kelly

Dansville-Genesee Country Express - 08 Nov 2018
After spending 70 years in the Dansville Rotary Club, employing most of Dansville at the Kelly Brothers Nurseries, and being a proud member of The Monuments Men in the war it is time to say goodbye to a community treasure. Bill Kelly as he was called ...
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Books about stolen treasures

Jewish United Fund - 09 Nov 2018
The Monuments Men, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, follows a dedicated team of Allied operatives who go behind enemy lines to save cultural treasures targeted by the Nazis. Included in this group of unlikely heroes are art historians, ...
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William (Bill) F. Kelly, Jr.

The Livingston County News - 09 Nov 2018
The story of Bill's real-world efforts to protect world-famous art was captured in the 2014 feature film “Monuments Men,” directed by George Clooney. When the filmmakers realized — thanks to a note from Bill's children — that Bill was a real ...
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Our Opinion: Van Beck devoted his life to veterans

Daily Commercial - 19 Nov 2018
You might not have known Don Van Beck by sight, but if you've been anywhere near downtown Leesburg in the last few years, you certainly recognized his handiwork in the elegant stone monuments and military icons gracing Veterans Memorial Park across ...

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