The Monuments Men Setting & Symbolism

Robert M. Edsel
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Bruges Madonna

Michelangelo created a Madonna statue. Madonna was allowed to leave Italy. The statue was displayed in the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Bruges, Belgium. It was stolen as the Germans retreated through Bruges. IThe Madonna statue would be discovered in an old salt mine in Austria at the end of the war.

Ghent Altarpiece

The Ghent Altarpiece, also known as the van Eyck Mystic Lamb, is an altar piece displayed at St. Bavo’s Cathedral in Ghent, Belgium. The altar piece has two rows of panels that display artwork. This altar piece was stolen during the German retreat. The panels would later be found in a salt mine in Austria.

Train

There is a train that Rose Valland claims contains precious works of art that the French government has allowed to stand unguarded. Valland insisted that Rorimer help her search this train, only to discover it...

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