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Grapes of Wrath

The bodies of Marines in their destroyed personnel carrier
Description: Drawing, Charcoal on Paper; by Kerr Eby; 1944; Framed Dimensions 31H X 39W
Accession #: 88-159-DR as a Gift of Abbot Laboratories
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I make no apology for drawings such as this. The official designation of my job was activities of the Marines and dying terribly and magnificently is one of those activities. This is the inside of an amphibious tractor that was hit by a Japanese mortar on the beach of Tarawa.

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  • World War II 1939-1945
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