SAVING THE LIGHT AT CHARTRES
As war engulfed Europe in the fall of 1939, master glass artisans dismantled the hundreds of stained glass windows of the Chartres Cathedral, and soldiers, tradesmen, and laborers along with local volunteers, crated thousands of glass panels and stowing them in the crypt--and just before the German invaders arrived, hauling them across the country to an underground quarry. Color photos.
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