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US Army creates corps of Monuments Officers to protect cultural treasures during wartime

FORT BELVOIR, Va. — The Army Reserve officers worked with brisk efficiency.


For much of the afternoon, they had meticulously documented and carefully packed cultural treasures from the Smithsonia museum in Pinelandia — a country that could soon be under siege. Their mission — to evacuate important items from the museum — was going well.


https://www.nytimes.com/2022/08/11/arts/design/war-monument-protection.html

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