“Marttila used her pencil to record the grim spectacle of a starving city in hopes of preserving the memory the dead.”
ELENA MARTTILA WAS an art student living in Leningrad in September of 1941 when the German army surrounded the city.
YOU’VE PROBABLY NEVER heard the name James Montgomery Flagg, but it’s a safe bet that you know his most famous artistic creation rather well.
Shortly after America’s declaration of war against Germany in 1917, the 40-year-old veteran magazine illustrator from Pelham Manor, New York composed
“Campaign organizers hope that the remastered photos, which are bursting with share-worthy vibrance, will get younger generations excited about the past.”
A TORONTO-BASED charity is breathing new life into history with a collection of remastered archival photos from the First World War.
“Art was a much-needed diversion for Churchill during the war’s darkest days, while Hitler once remarked that upon securing Germany’s future, he’d leave politics and live out his days painting.”
DESPITE THEIR MANY differences (not to mention their burning mutual hatred), Britain’s
“The illustrations track the evolution of air warfare through the eyes of nine real-life individuals who were there.”
CANADA’S NATIONAL MILITARY museum is putting a novel spin on history’s first air war — a graphic novel spin to be exact.
“The image was snapped moments after Japanese warplanes struck the city, which at the time was the sixth largest on earth. Hundreds were killed in the attack; scores more were wounded.”
TENS OF MILLIONS of Americans read the Oct. 4,