American artist presents his painting to a Soviet officer

American artist

Black American artist George Wright presents the painting to Soviet Red Army officer, Captain Orshet Shevtsov in August 1944. The picture shows the unloading of a tank delivered from the USA to the USSR under the Lend-Lease Act in the Soviet port by an American sailor and a Soviet woman.

The American artist George Wright was at that time a sailor of the American merchant fleet.

Source: US National Archives.

Location: USSR
Photo Time: August 18, 1944

In : 1944

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