What did Robert Edsel do?

What did Robert Edsel do?

Robert Edsel is recognized today as one of the world’s foremost advocates for art preservation. While living in Florence, he developed a great passion for art and architecture and became curious as to how so many of the monuments and great works of art survived the thefts and devastation of World War II.

Was Monuments Men a book?

The film is loosely based on the 2007 non-fiction book The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History by Robert M. Edsel and Bret Witter.

What is the name of the only monument man who is still living?

In 2014, the Monuments Men received renewed attention as the subject of a George Clooney-directed film. In an interview with the New Yorker about the film, Ettlinger called himself the only living Monument Man left.

Who wrote the book the Monuments Men?

Robert M. Edsel
Bret Witter
The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History/Authors

Who was the old man at the end of the Monuments Men?

It’s his dad, journalist Nick Clooney!

How many pages are in the Monuments Men?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780316240055
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Publication date: 10/22/2013
Edition description: Media Tie
Pages: 512

Is George Clooney’s dad in Monuments Men?

George Clooney Cast His Dad in The Monuments Men.

Did the monuments men find Hitler’s gold?

ReichsBank wealth, SS loot, and Berlin Museum paintings that were removed from Berlin to a salt mine vault located in Merkers, Germany. The 3rd U.S. Army discovered the gold and other treasure in April 1945.

Where was the movie monuments filmed?

The new World War II drama The Monuments Men was filmed primarily on location in England, Berlin, and the 100-year-old Studio Babelsberg in Potsdam, Germany.

What happened to the crew of U-534?

U-534 had aboard a crew of 52 men; all escaped the sub, 49 survived to be rescued. Five were trapped in the torpedo room as she began to sink, but they managed to escape through the torpedo loading hatch once the boat had settled on the sea bed.

Who was the old man at the end of The Monuments Men?

Who is the old man at the end of Monuments Men movie?

George Clooney didn’t look far for someone to play the older version of his Frank Stokes character in new World War II movie The Monuments Men. He drafted his dad for duty – over his dad’s protest.