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They drew fire : combat artists of World War II

Author: Brian Lanker; Nicole Newnham
Publisher: New York : TV Books, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, many artists sought ways to contribute to the war effort. Here is a compelling collection of paintings, drawings and sketches that provide a stunning record of life in the trenches, on the front lines and behind the scenes.
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Genre/Form: Art
History
Art and the war
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lanker, Brian.
They drew fire.
New York : TV Books, ©2000
(OCoLC)743037477
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Lanker; Nicole Newnham
ISBN: 1575000857 9781575000855
OCLC Number: 43245885
Description: xi, 180 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Contents: Army art program (Ed Reep, Manuel Bromberg) --
Essay; chaos of combat --
Marine Corps combat correspondent program (Richard Gibney) --
Essay; the artist's eye --
Essay; the face of war --
Navy art program (William Draper) --
Essay; diverse visions --
Life magazine war art --
Yank magazine; the Army Weekly (Robert Greenhalgh, Howard Brodie) --
Essay; compassion --
Abbot Laboratories war art program (Franklin Boggs) --
Essay; away from battle --
Artist bios.
Responsibility: Brian Lanker, Nicole Newnham.

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After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, many artists sought ways to contribute to the war effort. Here is a compelling collection of paintings, drawings and sketches that provide a stunning record of life in the trenches, on the front lines and behind the scenes.

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