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George Horace Davis RSMA SAA (1881 - 1963)

The war in the Western Desert 1942 - Two Modern Methods of Attack
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6 illustrations. A comparison of British & German tanks. Traditional, defensive and modern, offensive use of anti-tank guns by the British. Infantry with infantry tanks attack (British). Armoured Division attack (British). German 75mm tapering rifled tank gun. Ink and wash on Clifford Milburn artist's watercolour board, image 24 x 19 ins. Signed and dated 1942, with stylised signature

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One of the finest exponents of the "cutaway" graphic illustrations of aircraft, ships, tanks and engineering of the 20th century. Davis was a staff artist for the "Graphic" and the "Sphere" & Chief Staff Artist of "The Illustrated London News.

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