Art rescuers known as 'Monuments Men' had strong connections to Missouri

Thursday, February 6, 2014 | 6:00 a.m. CST; updated 8:20 a.m. CST, Friday, February 7, 2014

COLUMBIA — During the final years of World War II, 262 Americans joined a group from 13 Allied nations to safeguard millions of the world's art treasures from destruction.