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Posted by Kari Bodnarchuk  May 19, 2011 08:00 AM

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Monuments Men tour_1_Berchtesgaden.JPGAdventrer and bestselling author Robert Edsel, who wrote ‘‘The Monuments Men’’ (Center Street, 2009), leads a 10-day trip this fall for the National World War II Museum retracing searches by ‘‘scholar soldiers’’ who saved artworks and cultural treasures from destruction by the Nazis in the war’s final months. The In the Footsteps of the Monuments Men Tour departs Paris Sept. 16 and includes visits to the Louvre, Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest Retreat in Berchtesgaden, Germany, and the salt mines of Altaussee, Australia, where thousands of artworks were recovered. Rate: $14,999 per person, based on double occupancy, includes travel from Paris to the tour’s final destination in Munich, accommodations, and meals.

877-813-3329, www.nationalww2museum.org/travel

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