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The Hard Road to Triumph

Marines on the beach
Description: Drawing, Charcoal on Paper; by Kerr Eby; 1944; Framed Dimensions 31H X 39W
Accession #: 88-159-CK as a gift Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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Bodies angled forward, grim Marines press forward against the entrenched Japanese on Tarawa in the Gilberts in November, 1943. In the background an armored tractor lumbers forward, prodding the enemy defenses with fingers of fire.

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Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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