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Artist Mitchell Jamieson; D-Day, Cherbourg
Original Signed World War II Art by Artist Mitchell Jamieson; D-Day, Cherbourg
Cherbourg, France: 1944. Jamieson, Mitchell: Original World War II painting in Cherbourg France after the Allied victory there [Part of the Battle of Normandy] Cherbourg, France: 1944 An ORIGINAL WORK OF ART by Mitchell Jamieson showing Cherbourg, France (location of a critical Port) shortly after its capture by Allied Forces, being a part of the D Day invasion at Normandy, SIGNED AND DATED BY MITCHELL JAMIESON as part of a short presentation inscription by Jamieson, ALSO CAPTIONED, DATED AND INITIALED BY JAMIESON as the artist, all below the primary scene depicted in the painting. The image shows some Allied soldiers (presumably American), several military vehicles, several non-military individuals - one with a bicycle (presumably French citizens then residing in Cherbourg), and a dog. The inscription reads as follows: "Cherbourg - August 1944 // For Jack Long in appreciation and with every good wish Mitchell Jamieson". The work looks to have been titled: "Cathedral ______________ [not legible]". Thereunder is written "Watching explosion // Cherbourg August 44 // MJ". The background shows the Basilique Sainte-Trinité de Cherbourg and the scene depicts such individuals observing an explosion in or near Cherbourg, We speculate that the inscribee "Jack Long" belonged to the Independent Parachute Company who helped in the Normandy invasion. [During the War, small groups of parachute soldiers were put into 'pathfinder' units, which would parachute onto the selected drop zone ahead of the main force. Their tasks were to mark the drop zone, establish directional radio beacons to … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Allington Books (boo_antho) [Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States]
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