The Last of the Rear Guard
This powerful scene portrays a cold and unforgiving winter night for Marines at Chosin Reservoir during the Korean War.
40% of the purchase price from this print directly benefits the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation
The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation is the Nation’s oldest and largest provider of need-based scholarships to military children, with particular attention given to those whose parent has been killed or wounded in combat, or who have demonstrated financial need.
- Measures 17″ x 24″
- Printed on archival quality paper
In his book Marines and Others: The Paintings of Colonel Charles Waterhouse, Colonel Waterhouse has said of the work, “No other winters were as cold or as bleak as those in Korea. The nights were long and bitter, and strong language, as well as bullets, are directed to Chinese Communist troops surrounding the 1st Marine Division as they hold off, break through, and decimate several enemy divisions on their march to the sea.”