First hand impressions of life at sea, symbols of nations and service; the action, boredom and day to day life of combatants has been captured by the formal military artists and the informal art of those who were on the front line. Students will gain an insight to the importance of the artist as a recorder of events and of the provider of morale boosting iconic images. They will be invited to analyze and critique those works of art that were produced to strengthen resolve. They will be invited to compare the impact of artistic interpretation with that of the words of the participant. They will also be invited interpret events through art.