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Posted on: August 22, 2014

[ARCHIVED] George Stout: WW2 Monuments Men from Winterset Iowa


Do you want to know the history behind the movie "The Monuments Men"? Then join us on Tuesday, Sept. 2nd at 6pm at the Newton Public Library for a presentation on George Strout, a Monuments Man from Winterset Iowa. George Clooney's character in "The Monuments Men" was loosely based off of George Strout. Learn about George Stout's role in WW2 and the other men- and one woman, Rose Valland- of the real-life "Monuments Men"!

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