Learn about WWII through the work of acclaimed political cartoonist Web Brown of the Akron Beacon Journal. Filled with history, humor, and justice, Brown's cartoons lampooned Hitler, Mussolini, and Japan during the war. His work boosted morale at home and lifted the spirits of soldiers overseas six days a week.
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The author of World War II Akron
, Tim Carroll was born and raised in Akron, Ohio and attended Akron Public Schools before obtaining a history degree from the University of Akron. Both of his grandfathers, John M. Carroll and John F. Ward, served in the Pacific during the World War II. His interest in writing about the war began when he read his Grandfather Carroll's war letters.
Compiling over 200 of Brown's best cartoons, author Tim Carroll recalls the history of World War II through the outstanding creations of one of America's most prolific and noteworthy artists in his book, WWII Cartoons of Akron's Web Brown. Copies are available for purchase through The Book Loft of German Village.