WWI: A Lost Generation
Soldier, poet and author Siegfried Sassoon (1886 - 1967) most famous for his war poetry.
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War and Conflict, World War I, (1914-1918), Battle of the Somme, France, 1st July 1916, The football used by British troops on the battlefield at Montauban, Captain Wilfred P,Nevill of the 8th East Surrey's introduced 4 footballs to...More
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Portrait of German artist and printmaker Otto Dix (1891 - 1969), 1961.
Captain William Earl Johns (1893 - 1968) creator of the Biggles books. The Statistical Yearbook published by UNESCO reports that Biggles is the most popular schoolboy hero in the world.
English painter Sir Stanley Spencer (1891 - 1959) in front of his altarpiece 'The Crucifixion' (for Aldenham School Chapel) in Cookham, which is nearing completion. Original Publication: People Disc - HL0291
American writer and painter John Dos Passos (1896 - 1970) at the Gritti Palace hotel, during the International PEN Congress in Venice, September 1957.
British writer John Ronald Reul Tolkien (1892 - 1973), sitting in his study at Merton College, Oxford, where he is a Fellow. Original Publication: Picture Post - 8464 - Professor J R R Tolkien - unpub.
German-born painter George Grosz working on satirical painting which depicts Adolf Hitler resting w. many tiny human skeletons at his feet, in studio at home.
British painter Paul Nash (1889 - 1946) at work. He was the official war artist in both World Wars. Original Publication: Picture Post - 1756 - Modern Artists Paint For The Forces - pub. 1944
Portrait of German Expressionist painter George Grosz January 19, 1942 in Bayside in New York .