WWII Sketchbook: Moments of Peace
There are no combat pictures here. Dr. John R. Graham was sent overseas during WWII as part of the Massachusetts General Hospital Army Base No. 6, at age thirty-three. He left home in May, 1942, going first for training to Camp Blanding in Florida. After being shipped in a convoy to the British Isles, he spent his first months in Ireland, and the remaining time in England, with trips to Wales and Scotland, often employed in establishing new camp hospitals, and otherwise caring for the sick and wounded from the front. During the years until he returned in March of 1945 he wrote the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle to the adults back home, and also wrote and illustrated a series of short books for his two young children. In addition he spent much of his spare time riding his bicycle through the countryside surrounding his places of duty, drawing and sketching.
- Publication Date
- Sep 30, 2011
- Art & Photography
- All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
- By (author): John R. Graham