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The Armorer's Might

Deck crew prepares bombs for planes
Description: Drawing, Charcoal and Goauche on Paper; by Lawrence Beall-Smith; 1943; Unframed Dimensions 8H X 12W
Accession #: 88-159-JW as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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With an eye aloft for approaching customers, aircraft carrier armorers ready their plump and lethal groceries for delivery. These aerial bombs will be trundled down the flight deck and fitted to the bomb racks of planes when they return to "bomb up" for new missions and targets.

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