USS St. Lo (CVE–63) was a escort carrier of the U.S. Navy during World War II. It participated in the largest naval battle in history. On 25 October 1944, St. Lo became the first major warship to sink as the...read more
Within four days of the capture of the Straits of San Juanico, elements of the Army's 592d Engineer Boat and Shore Regiment of the 2d Engineer Special Brigade had set up ferry service. The crossing linked the road networks of Leyte and Samar Islands in the Philippines. The site is located some...read more
In the early morning hours of 7 August 1944, the Germans launched a counterattack against Allied forces in Normandy. American forces in the area were surprised but in a series of small unit actions held their ground, thwarting German plans. This roadblock, near Abbaye-Blanche, was north of...read more
The successful Allied landings at Normandy on 6 June 1944 marked the beginning of the end for the German occupation of France. When the artist watched the landings on Omaha Beach from one of the supporting warships, however, the issue was still very much in doubt. While landings on Utah Beach,...read more
In September 1943 the Allies made their first landings on the European mainland. Although the Italian government capitulated on the eve of the invasion, the German Army did not. The confrontation between Allied and German forces in Italy resulted in some of the most brutal fighting in World War...read more
The Huertgen Forest was one of the first obstacles to the Allied advance inside Germany. Between 14 September and 9 December 1944, a total of five Army divisions, a combat command of armor, an armored infantry battalion, and a battalion of Rangers fought there. By the time the forest was in...read more
Se trata de la representación casual y artística de unos hechos que pudideron haber acontencido en la noche del 8 al 9 de marzo de 1945. No obstante hay algunas cuestiones a matizar: 1) algunos foreros ponen en cuestión que en Marienburg (Malbork) tuviera lugar un bombardeo que implicase la...read more
Assassination of Heydrich (c. 1942; originally may have been untitled), oil on canvas on board. Subject: SS-General Reinhard Heydrich (1904-1942;Operation Anthropoid). Artwork created for Ministry of Information during Second World War.