Art of the American soldier

"That 2000 Yard Stare" from Tom Lea in 1944 is just one great piece of art produced by American soldiers that can let the American everyday citizen into the complex struggles of wartime that we could otherwise not imagine.  Artistic expression has been a great comfort to many returning vets as many times there are not any words that can help bring effeced veterans back into our so called "normalcy"  Enjoy a few of these select pieces that have been displayed in a number of exhibitions over the years in our nation's capital.        

 Landing Zone
John Wehrle, Vietnam, 1966Screen Shot 2014-05-26 at 9.58.17 AM

 

Combat Artist at Work
Paul Rickert, Vietnam, 1966

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Attack at Twilight Roger Blum, Vietnam, 1966Screen Shot 2014-05-26 at 9.57.53 AM

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