TITLE

WHAT'S SO FUNNY?

PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Military History;Jun/Jul2009, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features British cartoonist and field officer Bruce Bairnsfather. He was born into a military family in 1888 and raised in colonial India. He secured a commission in the militia battalion of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment after failing the entrance examinations to Great Britain's military academies. He was responsible for the creation of the cartoon character Old Bill while recovering from shellfire wounds.
ACCESSION #
39556726

 

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