The Last of the Rear Guard This powerful scene portrays a cold and unforgiving winter night for Marines at Chosin Reservoir during the Korean War.
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Measures 17" x 24"
Printed on archival quality paper
In his book Marines and Others: The Paintings of Colonel Charles Waterhouse, Colonel Waterhouse has said of the work, "No other winters were as cold or as bleak as those in Korea. The nights were long and bitter, and strong language, as well as bullets, are directed to Chinese Communist troops surrounding the 1st Marine Division as they hold off, break through, and decimate several enemy divisions on their march to the sea."
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