Julianna Bumbar: A Monuments Woman

Today's post, written by  Dr. Sylvia Naylor, is the next installment to an ongoing series of posts on real-life Monuments Men. See related posts on Sir Charles Leonard Woolley, Walter J. Huchthausen, Seymour J. Pomrenze, Mason Hammond, Edith Standen, Karol Estreicher, S. Lane Faison, Sir Hilary Jenkinson, Walter Horn, Douglas Cooper, Ronald Balfour and Walker Hancock.   The newly released movie, The Monuments Men, has focused great attention … Continue reading Julianna Bumbar: A Monuments Woman

Edith A. Standen: A “Monuments Man” in Germany 1945-1947

This is the fifth in an ongoing series of posts on real-life Monuments Men by Dr. Greg Bradsher. See also his posts on Sir Charles Leonard Woolley, Walter J. Huchthausen, Seymour J. Pomrenze, and Mason Hammond. The forthcoming movie, The Monuments Men, has focused great attention on the Monuments Men (and women) and their work … Continue reading Edith A. Standen: A “Monuments Man” in Germany 1945-1947

The Office of Military Government for Greater Hesse and “Operation Bodysnatch”

Today’s post is written by Dr. Greg Bradsher. On September 7, 1946, the OMG (Office of Military Government) for Greater Hesse informed OMGUS (Office of Military Government, U.S.) that the Marburg Central Collecting Point closed its career on August 19, when the military guard was relieved following transfer to the church of its last charge, the … Continue reading The Office of Military Government for Greater Hesse and “Operation Bodysnatch”