Artwork > Nerves on Fire: Reflections on WWII

Throughout the Japanese-held islands in the Pacific, flame throwers were used to reach those stubbornly entrenched in caves and bunkers who refused to surrender. Because of the stoicism, futility, and sense of honor of the Japanese, fire became the harbinger of what eventually would incinerate their cities.

WWII,  Pacific War, Flame thrower, Pacific Island
A Scorched Dog Tag
acrylic on panel
18" x 26"
2013