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A combat artist in World War II

Author: Edward Reep
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Many artists have fought in wars, and renowned painters have recorded heroic scenes of great battles, but those works were usually done long after the battles were waged. Artists have also been commissioned to visit, briefly, war-torn areas and make notes of the devastation and horror. Yet few artists who were members of any armed services have drawn or painted daily while they fought alongside their comrades.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Art
Biography
Personal narratives
Pictorial works
Personal narratives, American
Art and the war
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Reep, Edward, 1918-
Combat artist in World War II.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©1987
(DLC) 86022380
(OCoLC)14167911
Named Person: Edward Reep; Edward Reep
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Reep
ISBN: 9780813164441 0813164443
OCLC Number: 900344936
Description: 1 online resource (225 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Foreword; Preface; 1. Before the War; 2. Official War Artist; 3. The Voyage; 4. North Africa; 5. The Art Program Is Saved; 6. The Artists; 7. Painting Begins in Earnest; 8. The Anzio Beachhead; 9. Rome, Rest, and the Arno; 10. The Gothic Line; 11. The Enemy Is Routed; 12. Milan, Mussolini, and Victory; 13. Peace at Last; Epilogue; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.
Responsibility: Edward Reep.

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Edward Reep, as an official combat artist in World War II, painted and sketched while the battles of the Italian campaign raged around him. He was shelled, mortared, and strafed. Reep's recollections  Read more...

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