Bill Mauldin


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New Mexico-born cartoonist, famous for his realistic, bitterly humorous drawings of front-line soldiers in World War II, printed with his complementary text on army life and war in Up Front (1945). After the war he extended his subjects in Back Home (1946), wrote A Sort of a Saga (1949), about his youth, created cartoons of the Korean War, and became a newspaper cartoonist of current events, collecting his work in such books as What's Got Your Back Up? (1961).

Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Literature.

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