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A soldier"s sketchbook from the front lines of World War II by Joseph Farris

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Published by National Geographic in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Correspondence,
  • United States,
  • United States. Army. Infantry Division, 100th,
  • Art and the war,
  • ART / Individual Artists / Artists Books,
  • Campaigns,
  • American Personal narratives,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Military,
  • HISTORY / Military / World War II

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJoseph Farris
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD769.3 100th .F37 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination303 p. :
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25304896M
ISBN 109781426208171
LC Control Number2011012582

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A unique First World War diary, illustrated with more than a hundred stunning pencil sketches, for children learning history and also for adults interested in a new perspective on Like many soldiers, he defied army regulations and recorded everything he saw and felt in a small pocket diary. Private Rabjohn was a trained artist, and as such he was assigned to draw dugouts, map newly captured trenches, and sketch the graves of his fallen :// I received a digital galley of this book in exchange for an honest review The sketches in this book are what really shines. Author John Wilson obtained a copy of the original diary and sketchbook of Russell Rabjohn who at the age of 18 enlisted in the Royal Canadian Army and was sent to fight in World War :// A Soldier's Sketchbook, an illustrated memoir from a World War II soldier, is drawn from the letters, sketches, snapshots, and mementos of Pvt. Joseph Farris, who left his home of Danbury, Connecticut, and set off to war aboard the U.S.S. General Gordon in October , bound for France as part of Company M, th Infantry. Farris wrote more than letters home, and he hewed his artistic

  Like many soldiers, he defied army regulations and recorded everything he saw and felt in a small pocket diary. Private Rabjohn was a trained artist, and as such he was assigned to draw dugouts, map newly captured trenches, and sketch the graves of his fallen comrades. This allowed him to carry an artist's sketchbook on the battlefield--a The book is immensely enriched by drawings and paintings created by the author. In this, this book is unlike others of its kind, as the story of the life of Joseph Farris is illuminated before the reader with emotion that only pictures can tell. "A Soldier's Sketchbook" is an important book that I  › History › Military History › World War II A Soldier's Sketchbook, an illustrated memoir from a World War II soldier, is drawn from the letters, sketches, snapshots, and mementos of Pvt. Joseph Farris, who left his home of Danbury, Connecticut, and set off to war aboard the U.S.S. General Gordon in October , bound for France as part of Company M, th Infantry. Farris wrote more than letters home, and he A fascinating glimpse into the actual sketchbook/diary of a soldier who served in World War I. It follows Russell Rabjohn from “an eighteen-year-old boy enthusiastically joining the army in ” to a “battle-hardened twenty-one-year-old man coming home again in ” Russell was a trained artist, so his superiors directed him to make technical drawings and ://

About A Soldier’s Sketchbook. A Soldier’s Sketchbook, an illustrated memoir from a World War II soldier, is drawn from the letters, sketches, snapshots, and mementos of Pvt. Joseph Farris, who left his home of Danbury, Connecticut, and set off to war aboard the U.S.S. General Gordon in October , bound for France as part of Company M, th ://   A Soldier’s Sketchbook is the first-hand account of a young soldier and artist during World War II, told through letters home and sketches of daily life serving with the Army’s th Division on the French-German border in and Son of a Lebanese-American shopkeeper, Farris left Danbury, Connecticut, for battle during the last YES I have read and accept the Terms and Conditions. Facebook; Twitter; Instagram; Email; YouTube; Pinterest; Google; Snapchat; Tumblr; Goodreads A Soldier's Sketchbook The Illustrated First World War Diary of R.H. Rabjohn (Book): Rabjohn, R. H.: Private Rabjohn was a trained artist, and as such he was assigned to draw dugouts, map newly captured trenches. This allowed him to carry an artist's sketchbook on the battlefield - a freedom he put to good use, drawing everything he saw. Here, in vivid detail, are images of the captured