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He Walks Who Can

A Marine helps a fellow Marine
Description: Drawing, Charcoal on Paper; by Kerr Eby; 1944; Framed Dimensions 31H X 25W
Accession #: 88-159-CW as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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Wounded in the hand and suffering from nervous exhaustion, this Marine is still able to walk back to a first aid station with a little assistance from a fellow fighter. There was not far to walk for this casualty this was the battle of Tarawa, where "rear lines" were back in the fleet lying offshore and the front was the whole island.

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  • Art
Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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