By: Comfort, Charles Fraser. Introduction by Eric Harrison. Afterword by Charles Fraser C. Jackson.
Price: $10.00 USD
Pender Island, British Coumbia, Remembrance Books: 1995
Edition: Revised Edition
Seller ID: 30526
Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good+
197 pp + 4 pp of colour maps, 9" H. Colour plates, b&w portraits. "In 1943, Charles Comfort was sent into battle to make a painter's record of the Canadian army's fight against the Germans on the Italian peninsula. (This) is his account of that fight. Enduring the shellfire, the mud, and the fatigue of battle, Comfort watches war being waged amidst the treasures of centuries of Italian art and culture. From the horrors of Ortona to the jubliant liberation of Rome, (this book) gives us a view of the war unlike any other - the vivid and penetrating view of a soldier armed not just with a rifle ... View More...