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“In 1945 when I returned home from Europe in World War II, I never imagined that my talents as an artist would help me bring closure to this experience of death and destruction. For years I avoided talk of what I had seen when the 58-day Battle of Normandy began on D-Day, June 6, 1944.

 

What was my story? I could not tell in words. I’m an illustrator. My art tells stories. Decades later I resolved not to illustrate my experiences but to remember the conflicts and show some of the faces of War that I could not forget.

 They have “the look” that says, “I was there.”