The Last Veterans of World War II: Portraits and Memories

The Last Veterans of World War II: Portraits and Memories

by Richard Bell


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Chronicling the many faces of the WWII effort, these contemporary black-and-white portraits of the longest surviving veterans remind us that the war comprised a collection of Americans from all walks of life. Their penetrating gaze captures the ethos of the endeavor of war. Intimate memories offer glimpses into the horrifying, and at times awe-inspiring, reality of war. The faces of these veterans, from all branches, are juxtaposed with images of their youthful selves and serve as a visual representation of the expanse of their life experiences. Appealing to the families of soldiers, academics, history buffs, and veterans of other wars, this collection is a testament to the spirit of patriotism and strength of a collective American effort.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764353628
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date: 10/15/2017
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Richard Bell has had a lifelong career as a photographer. First working as a newspaper photojournalist and later as a commercial advertising photographer. He currently works from his studio at Photo33, in Medford, NJ.

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