A Grizzly from the Coral Sea

November 2008
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Nov2008, Vol. 134 Issue 11, p79
Conference Proceeding
The article presents the author's comments on Tom Lea's painting of the USS Hornet in the September 2008 issue. According to the author, in the late 1950s, Lea's paintings figured prominently in a book on War II, "Life's Picture History of World War Two." The author says that Lea had personal stake in the war, and that is why his paintings reflect his personal experiences as an eyewitness combat veteran.


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