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Drawing Fire: Bill Mauldin and the WWII GI in Wheaton, IL!
Written by janice headley | Filed under eventsBill Mauldinart shows 17 Aug 2012 4:21 AM

The First Division Museum at Cantigny is right on target with their fantastic new exhibit saluting Bill Mauldin and his famous characters Willie & Joe!

Titled Drawing Fire: Bill Mauldin and the WWII GI, this exhibit tells the GI story using Mauldin’s cartoons and the some of the museum’s extensive but rarely seen World War II collection. 

Visitors will see more than forty of Mauldin’s cartoons and a variety of artifacts including personal objects carried by soldiers, equipment, decorations, and letters written home during the war. In addition, an interactive allows visitors to hear German weapons and artillery that GIs would have faced. 

The exhibit runs through Monday, September 3rd. The First Division Museum at Cantigny is located at 1s151 Winfield Road in Wheaton, IL. 

Hat tip to The Comics Reporter for letting us know about this event!