USACAPOC, Smithsonian to train the next generation of Monuments Men
Brigadier General Jeffrey C. Coggin, Deputy Commanding General of U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), second from left, is photographed as he shakes hands with historian Lynn Nicholas, author of The Rape of Europa, the Fate of Europe’s Treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War, the seminal work on the World War II Monuments Men, after a ceremony Monday. Oct. 21, 2019 at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art in Washington, D.C. USACAPOC(A) and the Smithsonian agreed to train and support U.S. military personnel working to protect cultural property during armed conflict. Looking on are Col. Scott DeJesse, left and Dr. Richard Kurin, Smithsonian Distinguished Scholar and Ambassador-at-Large, second from right.