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Rona Simmons

Georgia Author                                              Historical Non-fiction

                                   

Rona Simmons worked with Jack Smith to research and write brief descriptions of the images and the Pacific battles which they portray.  Together Ms. Simmons and Mr. Smith hoped to enable broader distribution and enjoyment of Mr. Smith’s remarkably detailed paintings and to encourage readers to deepen their understanding of the War in the Pacific. Through its images and text, the book is a story of heroism and patriotism, of the stress of combat, and of the staggering loss of life and materiel on both sides of the war. 

Images from World War II:  The Art of Jack Smith.

Jack Smith served our country in the pacific theater during World War II.  He has brought to the pages of this book a historical journey through some of the most iconic images from battles fought and scene through his line drawings.  

Author Rona Simmons narratives adds an enlightening companion to the breath taking artwork.  

This book is a must for anyone that is an enthusiast of history and World War II.