University of Maryland Libraries Digital Collections

World War II, the tide turns: a commemorative print set (ten prints and one letter)

199241 x 51 cmPrintcolorJump to full details

Summary:Set of ten commemorative art reproductions from World War II, each with descriptive text and/or quotation by the artist below the image, printed in 1992. Titles and artists are: "Queen Elizabeth Comes Up the Clyde, England," Byron Thomas; "Explaining the Problem, England," Olin Dows; "Destruction in Liuchow, China," Samuel D. Smith; "Road Block, France," Olin Dows; "Convoy to the Marshalling Area, England," Olin Dows; "Omaha Beach, France," Gary Sheahan; "Back Road to Cassino, Italy," Edward Reep; "Digging In, Italy," Savo Radulovic; "Night Shift, Italy," Joseph Hirsch; "China Life Line, China," Howard Baer. Includes letter explaining why prints were selected and their significance.
Provider:Center of Military History
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:District of Columbia
Place of origin – Settlement:Washington
Temporal subject: 1991-2000
Topical subjects:World War, 1939-1945 -- Pictorial works -- Posters
Soldiers as artists -- United States -- Posters
Source citation:. D 114.13: T43. .
Repository:U.S. Government Information, Maps, & GIS Services
Browse terms:War, Military
Fine Arts
Copyright holder:Public domain
Collection:United States Government Posters Collection
Collection may be protected under Title 17 of the U.S. Copyright Law. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the University of Maryland Libraries at