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Date
11/21/2009
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909 x 878 px
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Author Comments

Pencil sketch.

And to all of those kids who think this is a Modern Warfare 2 art copy. I made it years ago... long before the game was released. This piece has been featured on my site www.martinedlund.com since 2007.

As for the mirrored flag:
http://www.abovetopsecret .com/forum/thread461499/p g1

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Jonesan12Jonesan12

Rated 5 / 5 stars Sep 10, 2010

amazing

my father is in the military, maybe not the marines or the army rather Navy. Either way this image brought a small tear in my eye since it had somewhat of an unseen emotion that could only be expressed through a white outside relief from the center focus of the soldier. very well done.

Infamus15 i totally agree with you, all amerian haters can go back in their caves and die.



Infamus15Infamus15

Rated 5 / 5 stars Aug 27, 2010

This is epic

The lack of drawing or color and how it fades into the white is truly bringing out the fabric of this image.

The fading shows the uncaring environment in which a soldier works, aside from his/her fellow BiA. The white area around him would be the heat of battle, shaded only by the buildings he/she is next to.
nice job bro.

"We're not going to just shoot the sons-of-bitches, we're going to rip out their living goddamned guts and use them to grease the treads of our tanks. We're going to murder those lousy Hun cocksuckers by the bushel-fucking-basket. War is a bloody, killing business. You've got to spill their blood, or they will spill yours."
"I don't want to get any messages saying, 'I am holding my position.' We are not holding a goddamned thing. Let the Germans do that. We are advancing constantly and we are not interested in holding onto anything, except the enemy's balls. We are going to twist his balls and kick the living shit out of him all of the time. Our basic plan of operation is to advance and to keep on advancing regardless of whether we have to go over, under, or through the enemy. We are going to go through him like crap through a goose; like shit through a tin horn!"
"Some goddamn fool once said that flanks have got to be secure. Since then son-of-a-bitches all over the globe have been guarding their flanks. I don't agree with that. My flanks are something for the enemy to worry about, not me. Before he finds out where my flanks are, I'll be cutting the bastard's throat."
"There is one great thing that you men will all be able to say after this war is over and you are home once again. You may be thankful that twenty years from now when you are sitting by the fireplace with your grandson on your knee and he asks you what you did in the great World War II, you won't have to cough, shift him to the other knee and say, 'Well, your Granddaddy shoveled shit in Louisiana.' No, Sir, you can look him straight in the eye and say, "Son, your Granddaddy rode with the Great Third Army and a Son-of-a-Goddamned-Bitch named Georgie Patton! " (all of these by George S. Patton)

America: Home of pure Badassery, and CHUCK NORRIS. (Don't forget Winston Churchill!)

Speaking of Patton, Asathur, if you had ANY FUCKING IDEA what the, Bullet-sponge(not-a-insult), Chair-force, NAVY,and My-Ass-Rides-In-Navy-Equipment, and the Puddle Pirates go through EVERY DAY, especially from anti-American fucks like you. Given the Chance, I couldn't possibly imagine the horrors of which he [Patton] would bring upon you. No, seriously I got about 16% of it.

"It doesn't take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to be one of
those men who goes into battle."
-General Norman Schwarzkopf
"It is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it."
-General Douglas MacArthur
"Let your plans be as dark and impenetrable as night, and when you move, fall
like a thunderbolt."
-Sun Tzu
"Whoever said the pen is mightier than the sword obviously never encountered
automatic weapons."
-General Douglas MacArthur
"Freedom is not free, but the U.S. Marine Corps will pay most of your share."
-Ned Dolan
"There are only two kinds of people that understand Marines: Marines and the
enemy. Everyone else has a second-hand opinion."
-General William Thornson
"Some people live an entire lifetime and wonder if they have ever made a
difference in the world, but the Marines don't have that problem."
-Ronald Reagan
"We sleep safely in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to
visit violence on those who would harm us."
-George Orwell
50/10 13/5 (yes i JUST did that)



chris7919chris7919

Rated 5 / 5 stars Aug 15, 2010

wow

some nice pics



vermionvermion

Rated 5 / 5 stars Jun 9, 2010

wow!

cool



LoCo-joker-05LoCo-joker-05

Rated 5 / 5 stars Jun 9, 2010

this is just...beautiful

i love it, i really do