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The Letter

A marine under camouflage netting writing a letter
Description: Painting, Oil on Canvas Board; by John Charles Roach; 1991; Framed Dimensions 34H X 28W
Accession #: 91-049-A
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Kurt is one of many young Marines found in a rock quarry in northern Saudi Arabia.  He and his fellow Marines are positioned amid the dust and dirt to defend a major highway in the event of an Iraqi invasion.


Document Type
  • Art
Wars & Conflicts
  • Persian Gulf War 1990-1991
  • nhhc-wars-conflicts:persion-gulf=war
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