The Monuments Men Quotes

Robert M. Edsel
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Their job description was simple: to save as much of the culture of Europe as they could during combat.
-- Narrator (Prologue paragraph 1)

Importance: This quote outlines the job the Monuments Men were assigned to do and the job they successfully completed.

He didn't have any friends who weren't Jewish, but his parents didn't either, so that didn't seem unusual. He saw non-Jews at school and in the parks, and he liked them, but buried deep within those interactions was the knowledge that, for some reason, he was an outsider.
-- Narrator (Chapter 1 paragraph 5)

Importance: This quote shows the mentality of a Jewish boy in the months and years prior to World War II.

Now, in the aftermath of Pearl Harbor, the worst attack ever on U.S. soil, the tension had turned into an almost desperate need to act.
-- Narrator (Chapter 3 paragraph 4)

Importance: This quote describes the mentality of the American people after the attack on Pearl Harbor, a catalyst of some of...

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