The Venus Fixers

Journalist and translator Ilaria Dagnini Brey discusses the commitment to protect Italy’s cultural heritage from destruction during World War II. In The Venus Fixers: The Remarkable Story of the Allied Soldiers Who Saved Italy’s Art During World War II she recounts the work of the monuments officers appointed by Allied Forces to ensure that the great masterworks of European art and architecture were not looted, lost, or destroyed in the bombing raids in Italy.