An evocative sketchbook traces one soldier's journey through WWII


Image: Library of Congress

Born in New York City in 1923, Victor A. Lundy began developing his artistic talents at an early age. His parents recognized his unique aptitude for drawing and draftsmanship, and with their encouragement he attended New York University to study architecture, specializing in the Beaux Arts style.

During his studies, Lundy became captivated by the thought of helping to rebuild Europe once World War II was over and enlisted in the Army Specialized Training Program. With the Allied invasion of France on the horizon, the 21-year-old student was transferred to an infantry division bound for front line combat. Read more…

More about Art, Drawing, World War Ii, History, and Retronaut
Source: Mashable

Leave a Reply