War Art Down Under
By Andrew Cox Conway Bown is an Australian Army captain who has served twenty-one years as a helicopter pilot in the Army. He served as the official war artist for the Australians in his last tour to Iraq in 2006, becoming the first active duty Australian soldier sent into a warzone as an artist since the Korean War. Australia has a long tradition of sending non-uniformed artists into battle. ...
“I was just in Sangin with surge troops and the Taliban were on the run or hiding. They don’t know how to strike effectively where the surge troops have brought the fight to them.“ By Andrew Cox U.S. Journalist Elliott D. Woods just returned from Helmand Province, Afghanistan. He embedded with surge troops, going out on patrols, returning dirty and exhausted, passing out in...