Propaganda both to demonize the Nazi and Fascist enemy and to arouse opposition
To Them Among Occupied them among occupied under their control Plante's unusual wartime career spanned three continents moving from the North Atlantic to North Africa and the Mediterranean Both at sea and on land Plante's war was far from the policy making strategic or even operational level He took no actions nor made any decisions that directly changed the course of the war Rather the decisions he was upon to make dealt with color and style and layout He was just one very talented man with unusual opportunities a job to do Yet seeing
The War Through George Plante's Vivid And war through George Plante's vivid and letters and memoir and through his art adds a granular ground level view that expands and enriches the historical reco.
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dodgingU boats and battling the elements he never stopped painting Every time his tanker docked New York he pursued contacts in the art and advertising worlds hoping to interest them in his latest work persistently promoting his talent Even in the midst of a devastating conflict he never lost sight of his devotion to hisU Boats And Battling Theboats and battling the he never stopped painting Every time his tanker docked
Art Very Uickly He CaughtVery uickly he caught attention of agents of the British Ministry of Information MOI and of the War Artists Advisory Committee WAAC They recruited him to use his paintings of the war at sea for what was seen as a vital effort to secure American support for BritainIn March 1943 Plante's nautical days ended abruptly and he was reassigned to work closely with the Americans in Egypt and Italy this time to use his art as overt. This is a book about a Scottish artist
George Plante and how hisPlante and how his art served an alliance The most critical of World War II alliances the lasting and in many ways the most uniue was that of Britain and the United States Theirs was a bond based on shared democratic principles that was altogether different from the cooperation of necessity with Stalin's Soviet Union The wartime production of propaganda art provides a little nown example of one way the otherwise much studied Anglo American relationship was built up and sustained George Plante did not enter World War II as an artist but as a volunteer radio operator in theserved an alliance The critical of World War II alliances theArt Served An Alliance The
BRITISH MERCHANT NAVY THERE HE SPENTMerchant Navy There he spent two years engaged in the long running and fiercely fought Battle of the Atlantic ploughing his way between Britain ,