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_________________________________________During WWII, the German air force conducted a relentless bombing campaign against the British. Huge numbers of aircraft regularly flew over the country, causing massive damage to Britain's landscape and infrastructure as well as bringing death to close to 50,000 civilians; half of these were residents of London. _________________________________________Beginning on September 7, 1940, London was bombed for 76 consecutive nights. In addition to those killed, the Blitz destroyed or heavily damaged over a million residences in London alone. But the Germans also conducted lethal air raids against some of Britain's major industrial and military sites, including Belfast, Liverpool, Aberdeen, Coventry, Manchester and Southampton, to name just a few._________________________________________Altogether, some 60,000 innocent non-combatants were killed throughout Germany's air raids on the British Isles, which continued even after the major assaults on London finally ended on May 10, 1941. This includes almost 9,000 people killed by drone V-1 bombs and V-2 rockets that were launched from the continent in 1944._________________________________________This aerial view of part of the city of London after one such raid was painted in digital oils with a watercolor wash; after a photograph by artist Constance Widen.
RC DeWinter, Fairfield, CT Member Since December 2008 Artist StatementHello and welcome to my portfolio on Imagekind. Here's a bit about me:
RC deWinter is a Connecticut writer/digital artist whose artwork has been published in many print and online journals, including, among others, The American Muse, Fine Art Photography, Poetry Nook, 2River View, Pink Panther, Official Feature Online Entertainment Magazine, Garden Tripod and also used as set décor on ABC-TV’s “Desperate Housewives." In 2013 Ms. deWinter she was one of six finalists for a Shorty Award, the national social media awards, in art. Ms. deWinter is honored to be the first digital artist invited to exhibit at the Arts of Tolland Gallery in Connecticut. Her 4-week solo exhibition was an unqualified success. Her poetry publication credits include The New York Times, Uno: A Poetry Anthology, 2River View, Another Sun, Pink Panther Magazine, Pilcrow & Dagger, Plum Ruby Review, Poetry Life and Times and numerous other print/online publications. If you enjoy my work, please spread the word, and thank you for stopping by.