Pacific War in art – 1941 – 1942

From some of our most prestigious artists come their depictions of the war…

PLEASE CLICK ON THE IMAGES TO GET THE FULL EFFECT.

“Tora, Tora, Tora”, by Robert McCall

“Battle of Slim River” by: Mark Stille

Japanese and war horses in Hong Kong

Japan in Dutch East Indies

Japan bombs Darwin, Australia, by” James Baines, Feb. 1942

Bataan Death March, by Ben Steele, himself a death march survivor from Montana, April 1942

Doolittle Raid, B-25 over Japan, by: Francis Bergese
18 April 1942

“Cactus Air Force” by: Jack Fellows, Guadalcanal

RAAF Kittyhawk Squadron, Milne Bay, New Guinea, by: William Dargie, Sept. 1942

“Action Over Salamaua”, by: Jack Fellows

Pictorial series to be continued…

Resources:

IHRA: for their blog and their books and prints

Jack Fellows website

William Dargie info

“WWII: A Tribute in Art and Literature” edited by David Colbert

This idea for this post arose from a discussion with Pat at equipsblog

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Canadian Thanksgiving – 12 October 2020

To all our Canadian friends…..

ENJOY, MY FRIENDS!

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U.S. Navy’s Birthday – 13 October 2020

U.S. Navy emblem

https://pacificparatrooper.wordpress.com/2019/10/13/u-s-navy-birthday/

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Military Humor – 

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Farewell Salutes – 

Clifford Blain – Hogsett, WV; USMC, WWII

Raymond Cohen – St. Louis, MO; US Army, WWII, ETO, Sgt., 89th Infantry Division

Leonard Davidson (101) – Valley City, ND; US Army Air Corps, WWII, Navigator

Eugene Figurelli Sr. – Pittsburgh, PA; US Army, WWII, munitions instructor

Edward “Whitey” Ford – NYC, NY; US Army, Korea  /  Pro-MLB pitcher

Donald Horn – Arba, IN; US Army Air Corps, WWII, Africa

Joseph Messina – Boston, MA; US Navy, WWII, PTO

John O’Malley – Bronx, NY; US Navy, WWII, USS Tausig

George ‘Clint’ Shay – Madison, NJ; US Navy, WWII

Dale Tatman – Modesto, CA; US Navy, WWII, PTO, USS Antietam

About GP Cox

Everett Smith served with the Headquarters Company, 187th Regiment, 11th A/B Division during WWII. This site is in tribute to my father, "Smitty." GPCox is a member of the 11th Airborne Association. Member # 4511 and extremely proud of that fact!

Posted on October 12, 2020, in WWII and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 181 Comments.

  1. Wat zijn al de makers van de schilderijen getalenteerd in deze moeilijke opdrachten

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  2. Seems i had not commented there. Sorry, GP! Thank you for sharing these wonderful impressions. Never thought there were so many painting from this time. Michael

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  3. A great collection GP. I have, of course, seen the RAAF Kittyhawk Squadron, Milne Bay, New Guinea, by: William Dargie, many times before.

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  4. What wonderful art, GP. I haven’t seen any of these. Thoroughly enjoyed them.

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  5. Such a wonderful post! Thanks for sharing such exquisite creations with us!👌

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  6. Liked and Shared. Thank you!

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  7. Enjoyed these very much.

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  8. Great post. The death march is a particularly hard painting to look at. This is quite a collection. Thank you for sharing. Hugs my friend. 💕🤗Joni

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  9. Thanks for your like of my article, “Acts 2:42;” you are very kind.

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  10. Joining a long tradition of battle scene painting going all the way back to the ancients! Thanks, G. –Curt

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  11. Looking forward to the time when the Messiah returns to govern the earth and peoples and nations “shall beat their swords into ploughshares, and their spears into pruning-hooks…”

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