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The Resource The two thousand yard stare : Tom Lea's World War II, paintings, drawings, and eyewitness accounts by Tom Lea ; edited and with introduction by Brendan M. Greeley Jr. ; foreword by Adair Margo

The two thousand yard stare : Tom Lea's World War II, paintings, drawings, and eyewitness accounts by Tom Lea ; edited and with introduction by Brendan M. Greeley Jr. ; foreword by Adair Margo

Label
The two thousand yard stare : Tom Lea's World War II
Title
The two thousand yard stare
Title remainder
Tom Lea's World War II
Statement of responsibility
paintings, drawings, and eyewitness accounts by Tom Lea ; edited and with introduction by Brendan M. Greeley Jr. ; foreword by Adair Margo
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collection of Tom Lea's firsthand accounts of his assignments for Life Magazine, his sketches and unforgettable paintings during World War II. Using Tom Lea's diary, research focusing on the people, places, and wartime events Lea encountered, archival materials, letters, and oral interviews, the editor, Brendan M. Greeley Jr. presents a uniquely comprehensive and sustained treatment of Lea's creative accomplishments during the war. This well-documented and astonishingly illustrated volume will fascinate those interested in the realistic depiction of war, in both images and words
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
940.54/5973092
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D811.5
LC item number
.L3585 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Texas A & M University military history series
Series volume
119
Label
The two thousand yard stare : Tom Lea's World War II, paintings, drawings, and eyewitness accounts by Tom Lea ; edited and with introduction by Brendan M. Greeley Jr. ; foreword by Adair Margo
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-221) and index
Contents
Prelude to War -- North Atlantic Patrol -- 1942 -- The Wasp, the Hornet, and the Campaign for Guadalcanal -- 1943 -- Diary of a Hitchhiker on the Back Roads of War -- 1944 -- Peleliu Landing -- 1945 -- Afterword
Control code
182573586
Dimensions
32 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 227 p.
Isbn
9781603440080
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007048099
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Purchased. With covered dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps (chiefly col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)182573586
Label
The two thousand yard stare : Tom Lea's World War II, paintings, drawings, and eyewitness accounts by Tom Lea ; edited and with introduction by Brendan M. Greeley Jr. ; foreword by Adair Margo
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-221) and index
Contents
Prelude to War -- North Atlantic Patrol -- 1942 -- The Wasp, the Hornet, and the Campaign for Guadalcanal -- 1943 -- Diary of a Hitchhiker on the Back Roads of War -- 1944 -- Peleliu Landing -- 1945 -- Afterword
Control code
182573586
Dimensions
32 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 227 p.
Isbn
9781603440080
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007048099
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Purchased. With covered dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps (chiefly col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)182573586

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