'Types of Conscript Beauty 1' cartoon by Alan Wilson, 20 July 1941 Item Reference : cny03483
Alan Wilson Joined the T.A., Royal Field Artillery, in 1939. He went on to become a desptch rider, and was sent into Bergen-Belsen shortly after it's liberation, to help with cleaning up the former concentration camp. A talented and prolific artist, Alan made many drawings and cartoons of the people and places he encountered during the Second World War, many of which are reproduced here. He has written a book describing his wartime experiences, entitled 'No Hero I'.
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