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  • World at War (ABC Clio)
    This database includes timelines, causes and consequences, with biographies and discussions of important places, events, movements, ideas, artifacts, and organizations. Enter your search terms in the box or select the Wars tab and click on World War II.
  • Questia
    Limit you search by selecting History from the Topic Categories section and then click on World War II.
  • Proquest
    Enter your search terms and be sure to look for the "Suggested Subjects" that will appear at the top of your search results.
  • Biography Resource Center (EBSCOhost)

The Monuments Men: Saving Europe's Art During WWII

U.S. troops inspect art looted by the Nazis.  1945.Photograph
     Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 8 May 2014.

  • The Rape of Europa (PBS)
    Film clips from the PBS documentary on Nazi looting of European art: "The Monuments Men," "Louvre Evacuation," "Hitler the Artist," and "Florence Destruction.
  • Video of Nazi Denegrative Art Exhibit 1937
    Derisive German description over sculptures reads, "We act as if we were painters, poets, or whatever, but we...are just putting one giant swindle over on the world...."
    (see link for fuller description of this video: http://www.ushmm.org/online/film/display/detail.php?file_num=1248)
  • Music in Holocaust Camps: Fenia Fenelon
 

Library Books

Cover Art
Twentieth Century China - R. Keith Schoppa
Call Number: 951.05 Sch
ISBN: 0195147456
Publication Date: 2004-09-16

Cover Art
Hitler and the Nazis - David F. Crew
Call Number: REF 943.086 Cre
ISBN: 9780195152852
Publication Date: 2006-01-19

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