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Watercolor of tents in a forest clearing by a Jewish soldier, 2nd Polish Corps

Object | Accession Number: 2012.471.116

Watercolor of two large white tents viewed against a green forest backdrop painted by Edward Herzbaum, probably in 1945 in Italy. Edward was a soldier in the 2nd Polish Corps, British Army, which fought with the British 8th Army in the Italian campaign. The Corps led the mountain assault in the May 1944 victory at Monte Cassino, a four month struggle that had stalemated the Allies's northern advance. Edward, 19, left Łódź, Poland, shortly after Germany occupied the country in September 1939 for

Artwork Title
Pitched Army Tents in a Forest, 1945
Date
creation:  1945
Geography
creation: Italy
Language
Italian
Classification
Art
Category
Paintings
Object Type
War in art (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Krystyna Mew
 
Record last modified: 2020-01-23 10:07:01
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