A description of how the Monuments Men, the MFAA, came into existence, and how two of its members were among the first Officers sent to the front lines. A story of how one of the largest repositories of art stolen by the Nazis was found.
Join Assistant Director for Curatorial Services Kimberly Guise as she discusses diaries kept by POWs in Europe, especially the "Wartime Logs" provided by the YMCA and distributed by the Red Cross, right into German POW camps.
Seventy five years ago, one of history’s most notorious figures committed suicide by ingesting cyanide. Heinrich Himmler, known for his role in the implementation of the “Final Solution,” is remembered today for his heinous acts across Europe during World War II.