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His Journey

His Journey

The three illustrations were created using Gouache. They are extracts from 'His Journey', an animation telling the story of my Grandfather's escape from POW camps during WW2. Before his death he was interviewed and told of many amazing stories as a Captain in the British Army. One of his men shot down a German reconnaissance plane carrying Lt. Gen Ludwig Cruwell (Rommel's 2nd in command) using small arms fire! He also managed to escape from captivity and evade re-capture for the duration of the war whilst behind enemy lines.

Allied forces on route to invade Europe.
North African Desert Campaign.
The Green Howards.