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AN ARTIST AT WAR:
The WWII Memories of Stars & Stripes Artist Ed Vebell
Ed Vebell
• The author’s WWII years as staff and combat artist for the
European
Stars and Stripes
• An artist-reporter’s view point from North Africa, Monte Cassino, Paris, Berlin,
Nuremberg, and beyond
• Reminiscences about personalities such as Bill Mauldin, Josephine Baker, Edith Piaf,
Charles de Gaulle, and others
In 1942, Ed Vebell landed with the US Army in North Africa and was recruited by
Stars
& Stripes
, the US armed forces newspaper, as their official staff artist. Daily, he drew
illustrations, and reported on the progress ofWorldWar II throughout Europe.This book
offers a selection of his sketches, drawings, paintings, and photographs from that time,
and presents one artist’s view of the war from North Africa, through the campaigns in
Italy, France, andGermany. After the war, the author spent two weeks with the Russians
in Berlin, and was then assigned as the courtroom artist during the Nuremberg War
Crimes Trials. Along the way are Ed’s reminiscences about such personalities as famed
war correspondent and artist Bill Mauldin, singers Josephine Baker and Edith Piaf,
Charles de Gaulle, Gen. Teddy Roosevelt Jr., andmany others. Ed also reminisces about
his two years photographing backstage at the Folies Bergere in Paris, as well as his time
as an Olympic fencer.
Ed Vebell
was aWWII artist and reporter for the US army newspaper
Stars & Stripes
,
as well as
Yank
, theUSmilitarymagazine. After the war, he represented theUS as a fencer
in the 1952 Helsinki Olympics. He lives in Westport, Connecticut.
Size: 7" × 10" • 96 color and b/w images • 160 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-5314-7 • hard cover • $29.99
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