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The Monuments Men

Now Playing Synopsis: Cowriter and director George Clooney adapts author Robert M. Edsel's book The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History to tell the incredible true story of the seven art historians and museum curators who went behind enemy lines during World War II on a mission to recover some of the world's greatest works of art. With war raging in Europe, the Nazis have managed to plunder some of the biggest art collections on the continent. As the Third Reich begins to topple, the German army receives explicit orders that in the event of Adolf Hitler's death, they are to destroy every work of art in their possession. Determined to prevent 1000 years of culture from going up in flames, American president Franklin D. Roosevelt approves a proposal by Frank Stokes (Clooney) to form a task force comprised entirely of art experts to enter Germany, recover the works of art, and ensure they are returned to their rightful owners. With little knowledge of modern weapons or warfare tactics, the ragtag squadron has their work cut out for them. Cate Blanchett, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, John Goodman, and Jean Dujardin also star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, John Goodman, Jean Dujardin, Bob Balaban, Hugh Bonneville, Cate Blanchett Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Douglas Ackley

...engineer entitled Twenty-Seven and a Half Missions in the Fifteenth Air Force, which recounted the year he spent behind enemy lines in rural Italy after being shot down.Douglas moved his young family to Fairbanks, AK in 1956 and became an architect...

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Marauders' memories

...President Franklin Roosevelt in August 1943. Allied forces needed a military unit to attack Japanese forces from behind enemy lines in Burma. Approximately 2,900 American soldiers, including 14 Japanese-Americans, volunteered to join the...

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What's Where & When

...with second shows Friday and Saturday at 9:30 and matinees at 2:10 and 4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. "Behind Enemy Lines," (PG-13) shows nightly at 7 at Glacier Cinemas, with second shows Friday and Saturday at 9:20 and matinees...

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ThisWeek
Sitka movie theater to close

...Smith. "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" and "Monsters, Inc." are showing now, and Smith hopes "Behind Enemy Lines," "Ocean's 11" and "Lord of the Rings" will follow before doors close. The Coliseum sits on property owned...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010602/sta_sitkatheater.shtml
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Carothers: Finding a place for veterans

...say he spent much of his time during three of the century's major conflicts in "deep recon," 40 to 50 miles behind enemy lines and as long as four weeks ahead of the main force. Carothers won't talk much about decorations he received in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110300/Loc_Carothers.html
Local
Awash in a cold shower of reality

...Pearl Harbor. World War II deposited him in the bowels of a troop ship crossing the Atlantic and later dumped him behind enemy lines in the Battle of the Bulge. He came home intact in 1945 to a bride from whom he had been separated longer than he...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091201/opE_stevecol.shtml
Opinion
Entertainment Calendar

...Cinemas, with second shows Friday and Saturday at 9:10 and matinees at 1:30 and 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. "Behind Enemy Lines," (PG-13) starts Friday and shows nightly at 7 at Glacier Cinemas, with second shows Friday and Saturday at...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112901/Ent_calendar.shtml
Entertainment
It's Christmas in February for a sailor on furlough

...television crews from Fox News, CNN, National Geographic and "The Oprah Winfrey Show." Parts of the feature film, "Behind Enemy Lines," were shot on board. Liaison officers hovered when sailors were interviewed, and "only certain questions were...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021702/Loc_sailor.shtml
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Juneau Empire Online Entertainment: Behind enemy lines 7/10/97

...53 years ago. MICHAEL PENN / JUNEAU EMPIRE Behind enemy lines Retired Juneau architect's book recounts survival...anti-aircraft. He narrowly survived parachuting behind enemy lines and was hidden by local farmers until Allied forces...

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