The Rape of Europa by Lynn Nicholas

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The Rape of Europa: The Fate of Europe's Treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War is the title of a book and a subsequent documentary film. The book, by Lynn Nicholas, explores the Nazi pillaging of art treasures from occupied countries, and the consequences. It covers a range of associated activities: Nazi appropriation and storage, patriotic concealment and smuggling during World War II, discoveries by the Allies, and the extraordinary tasks of preserving, tracking and returning by the American Monuments officers and their colleagues.

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The 829th greatest nonfiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - National Book Critics Circle Award - Nonfiction (National Book Critics Circle)

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