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The Iron Brigade During the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863 by Brian Palmer (AP)


The Iron Brigade During the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863 by Brian Palmer (AP)

The crack Iron Brigade of Brigadier General Wadsworths 1st Division of the army of the Potomac were the first Infantry unit to arrive on the field of Gettysburg in support of Brigadier General Bufords cavalry division who had stumbled upon General Lees advancing Army of North Virginia. The Brigade suffered 1,200 casualties out of 1800 engaged in the battle.
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Brian Palmer

Ever since Brian Palmer was a young boy his two main passions have been art and history, in particular military history. Between 1965 and 1969 Brian studied graphic design and illustration at Hornsey College of Art in London and for many years worked as a Designer / Illustrator, primarily in the music and publishing industries. Some years ago he began to work solely as a freelance illustrator, eventually concentrating exclusively on military paintings as a means of combining his two great loves. The substantial majority of Brian's paintings of the past 12 or so years have been commisisoned by Cranston Fine Arts, and signed limited edition art prints have been produced, covering many famous and not so famous periods of warfare. For Brian, one of the most important elements of a painting is research. Costume or uniform details, arms, geography and even weather conditions if known, can all combine to bring a realistic and accurate look to a piece of work. Brian has been influenced by many artists and illustrators over the years but his personal favourites within the military genre are Messionier, J.P. Beadle and Caton Woodville, and he has long been a great admirer of Vermeer, Carravagio and the Pre-Raphaelite movement. Cranston Fine Arts are very happy with the art work Brian has produced for them and have commissioned many new items to be shown over the coming years.

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 While other Tigers of his command struck northwest and decimated the tanks and half tracks of the Sharpshooters and Rifle Brigade parked along the road towards point 213 and Caen, Haupsturmfuhrer Michel Wittmann attacked on his own to the south east.  Driving his panzer into the village of Villers Bocage. he proceeded to destroy the Stuart and Cromwell tanks of Viscount Arthur Cranleys 4th County of London Yeomanry the Sharpshooters RHQ.  Although subsequently immobilized in the village center, the battle between the British 7th Armoured Division Desert Rats and Wittmanns 101st Heavy Tank Battalion continued for a full day, and blunted the British threat to the German line.

Wittmann at Villers Bocage, Normandy, 0900 hrs, June 13th 1944 by David Pentland. (GS)
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The battle took place on the 17th November 1796, Arcole is a small village in Italy on the Alpine river. Bonaparte, holding the tri colour, urges on his Grenadiers and carries the Bridge of Arcole, thus bringing victory over the Austrians. This episode has passed into French Army Legend but we understand the truth to be. A French Officer cried if you fall we are lost, you shall not go further. This is not your place and Bonaparte almost drowned when the officer pushed him into the water.
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The Battle of Waterloo by Sir William Allen.
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45 Commando Royal Marines performed the role of the Belfast Roulement Battalion from 2nd July to 10th November 1986.  This painting depicts a foot patrol setting out from Springfield Road RUC Station.  The RUC Station at Springfield Road was 45 Commando's Tactical HQ.  With its fortress-like protective fencing it stood cheek-by-jowl among little terraced houses.  Marines escorted the constables of the Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) on their beat, both on foot and in Land Rovers.  A sign warned: Do Not Stand Around In This Yard.  Holes made by bullets and shrapnel from bombs tossed over the fence explained the reason why.  In the painting I have tried to make the gate a symbolic focal point, as the men's thoughts are focussed upon what lies outside for this patrol.
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Operation Grapple 1, Bosnia 29 October 1992 - 11 May 1993 by David Rowlands (GL)
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French Cuirassiers of Napoleons Army, obtain information from a peasant outside a country farm house.
French Cuirassiers Questioning a peasant outside a country farmhouse by Edouard Detaille (GS)
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 As a prelude to the invasion of Europe, certain important targets were attacked by airborne forces. Among them the bridge over the Caen canal which would protect the allies left flank. Major John Howard (D Company Ox and Bucks Light Infantry) gliders achieved complete surprise and the bridge was taken in a matter of minutes. Ever after it has been known as Pegasus Bridge in honour of the airborne forces emblem.

Coup de Main, Pegasus Bridge, Normandy, 6th June 1944 by David Pentland. (GL)
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