Fri, 28 Jan 2000 10:22:47 EST
In a message dated 1/28/00 9:11:28 AM Central Standard Time,
<< Before WWII, Europe, Spanish Civil War. It was a Spanish town
that was badly hit by the Legion Kondor. Picasso, I believe, produced a
famous picture of the event to show his horror at the event. It caused a
great deal of outrage at the time because it was one of the first mass
bombings of a primarily civilian target, and it seemed to prove the
widely believed maxim (at the time) that "the bomber will always get
through". An idea that lasted until, oh, September 1940. ^_^
Speaking of Guernica. Tom Leady,a local artist of some import in his area of
artness (pottery), has done an intense war sculptural peice at a local
It's a HUGE wall of bones and skulls partially exhumed from the earth, with a
little white dove bursting from the upper left corner.
It's is overwhelming. Kicked me in the guts really good.
It's said to related to the finding of a mass grave in Korea by his unit....
it's been called the Korean Guernica, especially, like the Spanish Civil War
the Korean Conflict is largely forgotton and not thought of.
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