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Last Call for Water

Marine’s line up for water on the deck of a ship
Description: Painting, Watercolor on Paper; by Robert Benney; C. 1943; Unframed Dimensions 23H X 32W
Accession #: 88-159-AH as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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Tomorrow is the big day all the years of hard training, the tedious months of sweating it out for the big show will be at an end. Over the "Squawk Box" comes the order "last call, fill canteens." Tomorrow these men will hit the beach, some on their first assault, others, veterans of previous campaigns, but all subject to the same fundamental needs to sustain life on unknown enemy-held territory.

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Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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