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Art vs. Tyranny: Pierre Daura, John Rossen, and Herman Bottcher

June 11, 2015
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Art <i>vs.</i> Tyranny: Pierre Daura, John Rossen, and Herman Bottcher

Pierre Daura, John Rossen, and Herman Bottcher—a Catalan painter, an American factory worker and a German carpenter—forged a close friendship in the trenches of Spain. A Japanese mortar round, a poem, and a painting united their lives, leaving a lasting artistic legacy.
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