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Shepard’s War: E. H. Shepard, the Man Who Drew Winnie-the-Pooh

Shepard’s War: E. H. Shepard, the Man Who Drew Winnie-the-Pooh

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Shepard’s War is an intimate, illustrated narrative of the First World War as seen through the mainly unpublished work of E. H. Shepard, who served as a frontline officer from 1915 to the end of the war. With over a hundred pieces of original artwork, ranging from caricatures of Shepard’s fellow officers to sketches made during battle, technical drawings and commentary from Shepard’s own wartime notebooks and diaries, this extra-ordinary collection offers a unique insight into the experiences of a talented artist yet humble man, describing a personal and moving journey through the Great War.

Written by James Campbell.

Contents
Foreword------------------------------------------9
Preface---------------------------------------------13
Pre-1914: Before the War---------------------17
1915: Joining Up----------------------------------27
1916: The Somme---------------------------------53
1917: Arras and Passchendaele--------------73
1918: Italy-------------------------------------------93
Post-1919: After the War-----------------------127
Acknowledgements-------------------------------155
Picture Credits--------------------------------------156
Index--------------------------------------------------157

Hardback, 160 pages.

ISBN: 978-1910552100


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