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Mission Statement

The Monuments Men Foundation honors the legacy of the men and women who served in the Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives section, known as the "Monuments Men," and their unprecedented and heroic work protecting and safeguarding civilization's most important artistic and cultural treasures from armed conflict during World War II. Raising public awareness is essential to the Foundation's mission.

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October 22, 2018

The Passing of a Great Man and Friend: Monuments Man Harry Ettlinger

Today we mourn the passing of a great American and friend, Monuments Man Harry Ettlinger, who died yesterday after 92 remarkable years.    In the course of...

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October 04, 2018

Monuments Men Foundation Collection Finds a New Home at The National WWII Museum

The Monuments Men Foundation is pleased to announce that its collection will have a new home at The National WWII Museum in New Orleans. The...

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February 12, 2018

The Passing of Another Patriot: John Pistone (1922-2018)

John Pistone, another member of the Greatest Generation and longtime friend of the Monuments Men Foundation, has passed. We first met in 2009 shortly after receiving...

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