Saving Italy

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Robert Edsel

Narrated By: Edoardo Ballerini

Publisher: Recorded Books

Date: May 2013

Duration: 11 hours 40 minutes


When Hitler's armies occupied Italy in 1943, they also seized control of mankind's greatest cultural treasures. As they had done throughout Europe, the Nazis could now plunder the masterpieces of the Renaissance, the treasures of the Vatican, and the antiquities of the Roman Empire. On the eve of the Allied invasion, General Dwight Eisenhower empowered a new kind of soldier to protect these historic riches. In May 1944 two unlikely American heroes-artist Deane Keller and scholar Fred Hartt-embarked from Naples on the treasure hunt of a lifetime, tracking billions of dollars of missing art, including works by Michelangelo, Donatello, Titian, Caravaggio, and Botticelli.


Saving Italy

by Robert Edsel

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Saving Italy, Robert Edsel