Patriotic Art

Patriotic Art & Revolutionary War Art by U.S. Army Combat Artist Frank M. Thomas (LTC)

THIS WE'LL DEFEND

200 Years of Soldiers Provide for a Common Defense 

Art Work (15" x 20") by (former) U.S. Army Combat Artist - Frank M. Thomas,  LTC, retired 

Found In the Artist's collection

Background:
    The Preamble to the Constitution of the United States of America, in stating the purposes of a new supreme law of the land, in part, reads as follows:
 "We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense..."

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Provide For The Common Defense

200 Years of Soldiers Provide for a Common Defense

by U.S. Army Combat Artist Frank M. Thomas, LTC, retired

Original Graphite Pencil Work (13"x 19" ) Collection of Artist

 Background:
    The Preamble to the Constitution of the United States of America, in stating the purposes of a new supreme law of the land, in part, reads as follows:

"We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense........"

In 1987 we commemorated the Bicentennial of the Constitution. Twenty-two American army veterans of the Revolutionary War were numbered among the delegates who signed that hallowed document. Those veterans were both patriots and leaders, who not only fought in the revolution, they preserved their victory by drafting the Constitution, a "most remarkable work," and creating a new government for the recently "united" states.

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