THE ART OF WAR: Marine combat artists still capture the lives of troops at war with sketchpads, pencils and paintbrushes

Atkinson, Peter
July 2007
Sea Power;Jul2007, Vol. 50 Issue 7, p46
The article presents an overview on how Marine Corps combat artists in the U.S. carry on their work. It is stated that they work in much the same way as embedded journalists, but they are considered part of the unit they belong to, and carry the same armament and protective gear like their comrades. On the other hand, the artwork of Reserve Warrant officer and Marine Corps combat artist Michael D. Fay is presented, along with the works of other combat artists.


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