Bromberg, Manuel. Born 1917. Painter, muralist, sculptor, war artist.
Manuel Bromberg was born in Centerville, Iowa. After studying at The Cleveland School of Art and The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, he painted murals for the Works Progress Administration. He entered the Army in April 1942 and was appointed to the War Artists Unit a year later. He painted, sketched, and drew the war throughout the European Theater and was part of the invasion of Normandy at Omaha Beach. He was awarded the Legion of Merit for creating an extraordinarily fine graphic record of the war and his work was published in many magazines and newspapers, including LIFE and The New York Times. After being discharged fr
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