War Art

Discussion in 'Films, Music and All Things Artsy' started by seascapes, Jan 30, 2011.

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  1. I'm an artist and I need some information please.
    *What are the things you miss the most when your away on active service?
    *Has anyone got a photograph looking down from your eyeview along the length of a rifle (not through the sight although that might be interesting too)
    *What plane is used by the British for transporting heavy goods like tanks and armoured vehicles.
    *Does anone want to share any memoirs? You can remain anonymous :) P

    Thankyou
     
  2. Thanks Troy....appreciate that.
     
  3. jim24

    jim24 Book Reviewer

    The aircraft used by the RAF for heavy lift is the Lockheed C17A we now have 7 available, but they also have a number of Antonov AN 124 from a Russian company leased through NATO
     
  4. jim24

    jim24 Book Reviewer

    Frank Brangwyn's painting of a tank in WW1 used to scare the crap out of me when I was a little kid, it was just to huge for a child to comprehend, there you go my total knowledge of war art
     

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  5. My Grandfather made one of those first world war tanks from wood, made it for my Mum as a piggy bank!
    The Antonov AN 124, I have been looking at those. Are they in their original colours? White? They are amazing.
    Also, I have a plan of a picture in mind....it involves a 'range finder', the diagramatical tool used to map your surroundings ahead. Is that tool still utilised?
    Thanks for the feedback, its really important.