A Soldier's Sketchbook

A Soldier's Sketchbook

The Illustrated First World War Diary of R.H. Rabjohn

Book - 2017
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Private Rabjohn was a trained artist, and as such he was assigned to draw dugouts, map newly captured trenches. This allowed him to carry an artist's sketchbook on the battlefield - a freedom he put to good use, drawing everything he saw. Here, in vivid detail, are images of the captured pilot of a downed German biplane; the horrific Flanders mud; a German observation balloon exploding in midair. Award-winning author John Wilson brings his skills as a historian and researcher to bear, carefully curating the diary to provide context and tell the story of Private Rabjohn's war.
Publisher: Toronto : Tundra Books, ©2017.
ISBN: 9781770498549
Characteristics: 112 pages :,illustrations, maps ;,21 x 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Wilson, John 1951 August 2-- Editor

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