Discussion in 'Art of War' started by OpanaPointer, May 22, 2023.
Bottom one is a Norman Rockwell, famous for his Americana paintings. The top one is by Jes Wilhelm Schlaikjer, born on a German ship at sea to German parents, he served his new country, the USofA, in WWI. He was appointed as the, War Department Artist in 1942, and had a studio in the Pentagon!
The painting you posted is "In the face of obstacles-COURAGE!" a WWII infantry poster. Here it is reused to promote a scrap metal drive. (Yes I am an artwork/artist geek)
Here is a link to some of his other paintings:
Pritzker Military Museum and Library Search Results - Pritzker Military Archives (oclc.org)
Last week I ate at a Mexican restaurant and my GIs were in action for two days.
African-American GIs of WWII: Fighting for democracy abroad and at home
"Beelzebub" flamer thrower track on Iwo.
Ike was very worried about the parachutists on D-Day.