Schlaikjer: In the Face of Obstacles – Courage Infantry 1943.

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Jes Schlaikjer In the Face of Obstacles – Courage Infantry 1943.Super combat poster shows machine-gun crew firing their water-cooled .30 caliber Browning. Although it was over 20 years old by the time it saw service in WW2, a Browning could fire long bursts (400 to 420 rounds a minute). Schlaikjer and Norman Rockwell shared a carefully observed scrupulous style. Schliakjer, was the official U.S. War Artist from 1942-44, beating out Norman Rockwell for the honor.  Schlaikjer had a studio in The Pentagon during the war.  Rarest of all the Schlaikjer series.  33×33 near mint, conservation backed.