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Thomas Hart Benton's "Embarkation - Prelude to Death"

December 7, 2011 | 2:25 p.m. CST
Thomas Hart Benton's "Embarkation - Prelude to Death" is on display at the State Historical Society of Missouri on Wednesday. Benton painted this soon after the United States entered World War II and it shows the first embarkation of American soldiers for Africa.

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