World War II

By: K. Longstaff

This is a painting by Alan Moore. He drew and photographed the skeletal survivors and their persecutors, including the SS troops who were forced to bury their victims.
This is a letter from Eleanor Roosevelt. The letter mentions that they lost 1 destroyer, 1 mine sweeper, and 1 LST. They do not know how much loss of life has happened. The letter also mentions of a 10 mile advance in Normandy.
The wounded man is clutching a carton of cigarettes. The ship he is getting into will head for England. He is on a ship called LCVP which stands for Landing Craft Vehicle.
Their dangerous assignment completed for a brief period on D-Day, US Army Rangers take time out for chow somewhere on the French coast. In the background an Army medical corpsman sets up his first station
This is James Gleeson's revulsion at the inhumanity and horror of war. The citadel has become a devouring monster from which there is no escape.
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