About the work
Following the outbreak of World War II, artist Leslie Cole joined the British Royal Air Force but was soon discharged for ill health. He returned to the front as a war artist, recording events in Malta and Pantelleria (1943); France and Egypt (1944); and Greece, Germany, Singapore, Burma, Borneo and Java (1945).
About the artist
Leslie Cole (1910 - 1976)
- Watercolour on paper
- height: 44.50 cm, width: 94.00 cm
- Presented via the Imperial War Museum, War Artists' Advisory Committee, April 1946
- br Leslie Cole.
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