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Corporal Butler, 8th Cavalry and his mount, 1941
Corporal Butler, 8th Cavalry and his mount, 1941

Charcoal, 17¼ x 13½
Fort Bliss, Texas Collection of Carl Green & Linda Kirby, El Paso © James D. Lea

Portrait of Pvt. Wylie Potter
Portrait of Pvt. Wylie Potter

Oil on canvas, 22½ x 18½
Life Collection of Art WWII, U.S. Army Center of Military History, Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Portrait of Sgt. R.h. Hulse, Crew Chief
Portrait of Sgt. R.h. Hulse, Crew Chief

Oil on canvas, 22 x 18
Life Collection of Art WWII, U.S. Army Center of Military History, Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Portrait of Flying Cadet Bill Kelly
Portrait of Flying Cadet Bill Kelly

Oil on canvas, 22 x 18
Life Collection of Art WWII, U.S. Army Center of Military History, Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Sgt. Bruce Bieber
Sgt. Bruce Bieber

Oil on canvas, 22 x 18
Life Collection of Art WWII, U.S. Army Center of Military History, Fort Belvoir, Virginia

A Time and a Place, Argentia Bay, Newfoundland, 1941
A Time and a Place, Argentia Bay, Newfoundland, 1941

Oil on canvas, 25 x 40
Life Collection of Art WWII, U.S. Army Center of Military History, Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Coxswain
Coxswain

Oil on canvas, 30 x 18
Life Collection of Art WWII, U.S. Army Center of Military History, Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Fighter in the Sky
Fighter in the Sky

Oil on canvas, 14¼ x 23¼
Life Collection of Art WWII, U.S. Army Center of Military History, Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Preliminary Sketch for Death of Wasp, 1942
Preliminary Sketch for Death of Wasp, 1942

Death of the Wasp, original study made aboard the USS Hornet, 1942
Pencil on envelope, 11¾ x 13¾
Collection of James H. and Judy Clement, Dallas © James D. Lea

Death of the Wasp, final rendering, 1942
Death of the Wasp, final rendering, 1942

Oil on canvas, 22 x 40
Life Collection of Art WWII, U.S. Army Center of Military History, Fort Belvoir, Virginia

General Quarters – All Hands Man Your Battle Stations
General Quarters – All Hands Man Your Battle Stations, 1942

Pencil on sketchpad paper, 13 3⁄4 x 11 3⁄4
Collection of the El Paso Museum of Art, sketchpadGift of Ms. Ida L. Clement, Judy and James H. Clement, Jr., FMC Corporation, Mrs. Betty Ruth Wakefield Haley, Bill and Ann Kiely, Dr. Richard and Susan Sugden, and Mr. and Mrs. R. P Washburne © James D. Lea

USS Hornet
USS Hornet

Watercolor on paper, 10 x 14
Life Collection of Art WWII, U.S. Army Center of Military History, Fort Belvoir, Virginia

The Fighting Hornet
The Fighting Hornet

Oil on canvas, 30½ x 21½
Life Collection of Art WWII, U.S. Army Center of Military History, Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Sundown on Peleliu
Sundown on Peleliu

Oil on canvas board, 27½ x 32½
Life Collection of Art WWII, U.S. Army Center of Military History, Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Sketch of Rufus Oakey, Peleliu, 1944
Sketch of Rufus Oakey, Peleliu
, 1944

Pencil on sketchpad paper 13 3⁄4 x 11 3⁄4
Collection of the Tom Lea Institute, gift of Rufus Oakey, Jr. © James D. Lea

The Price, 1944
The Price, 1944

Oil on canvas, 36 x 28
Life Collection of Art WWII, US Army Center of Military History, Washington, DC

That 2,000-Yard Stare, 1944
That 2,000-Yard Stare, 1944

Oil on canvas, 36 x 28
Life Collection of Art WWII, U.S. Army Center of Military History, Fort Belvoir, Virginia




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