Pencil Drawings by 873rd EAB GI Depicting WWII PTO

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Pencil Drawings by 873rd EAB GI Depicting WWII PTO

Postby zepher11 » Sat Jun 17, 2017 8:24 am

I thought that Some of you may find these as interesting as I did. These were drawn by a fella that lived across the street from our office. His name was Luther Abner Burns, and everyone called him "Ab." He passed away at the age of 98 in 2012.

Ab was a bit of an artist in his spare time. This week the next door neighbor, who knows I am a WWII buff, gave me some of Ab's drawings depicting scenes from his WWII days in the 873rd Engineer Aviation Battalion. Although I'm fairly certain these were done by Ab from memory in the 1980's, they are still really neat. There are about 30 drawings all together. I think I'll frame the more complete drawings.

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Postby Mark Jesic » Sat Jun 17, 2017 8:53 am

What a talented guy Zeph, thanks for an interesting post.
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Postby zepher11 » Sun Jun 18, 2017 9:21 am

Mark Jesic wrote:What a talented guy Zeph, thanks for an interesting post.


No problem Mark!
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Postby gerrykan » Sun Jun 18, 2017 12:29 pm

Thanks for taking time to post Ab's drawings, plus all the great pictures and details of your vehicle restoration work.
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Postby Ran504 » Sun Jun 18, 2017 3:04 pm

Very good love that sort of stuff.
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