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#1 ginoguarnere

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Posted 13 June 2012 - 07:27 PM

After long last, Wild Bill Guarnere.com is pleased to offer a print commissioned by the Guarnere family, I'll Be Seeing You. The print is hand signed by both Wild Bill and the artist, Joel Iskowitz. Prints are numbered and come with a certificate of authenticity. We will be offering a special on this print through the month of July, after which the price will increase. Get your copy while this deal lasts! Prints will be shipped in a durable tube and insured for safe delivery.

William J. Guarnere, known as Wild Bill Guarnere, was born on the 28th of April 1923. He was born and raised in South Philadelphia. Bill had 6 brothers and 3 sisters and he was the youngest. Bill was the only child that finished high school. During high school he worked midnight shift in a factory that produced Sherman tanks. In 1938, his mother sent him for special army training at a summer camp. Bill joined the new parachute training at Camp Toccoa in 1942. At the end of 1943 after 2 years of hard training they were shipped to england, where preparations for D-Day started.

Bill was very close with his brother Henry. When he learned of his death, Bill was extremely distraught. Bill became furious and swore that he’d kill every German soldier in Europe. That is where he got the nickname "Wild Bill" Guarnere. Later on D-Day, 12 men of easy Company had orders to take out guns (‘Silencing the guns’) at Brecourt Manor. Bill was one of the 12 men. For this action Bill received a Silver star.

About the Artist


Joel Iskowitz is one of few living artists to have had his artwork displayed in the Pentagon, the Capitol and the White House. He has created artwork for three decades that has graced the covers of books, periodicals, journals, public spaces, coins and postage stamps worldwide. He has won numerous awards and continues to present his artwork in illustrated lectures at universities and professional organizations. He specializes in highly realistic art resulting from extensive research to make his designs as accurate as possible.

You can get the print at http://wildbillguarn...-be-seeing-you/ The print is being sold for $150.00 plus $15.00 shipping until July 31st, after which the price will increase. These are being sold in a limited run!

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#2 Barbara and Ryan

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Posted 16 June 2012 - 04:10 PM

Its a beautiful print and something every Wild Bill fan will want to have. We received our print today.

I suggest if you want one, order it now as it is a limited edition!


#3 G.MITCHELL

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Posted 18 June 2012 - 09:58 AM

One seldom sees such an evocative and highly personal artwork, even in knowing as we do, here on this website, about your Grandfather`s wartime experiences.

May I ask about the cemetery Gino, is it where Henry was laid to rest after the Italian campaign ?

Sincere regards.

#4 sonofwildbill

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Posted 18 June 2012 - 11:10 AM

The cemetery is in Margraten Holland. My dad was there in 1987, before Band of Brothers. The print is beautiful, and says a lot about these men. Gene.

#5 Frank Gubbels

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Posted 19 June 2012 - 03:39 AM

That's indeed Margraten, he is walking to the grave of William Dukeman.

#6 G.MITCHELL

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Posted 19 June 2012 - 06:00 AM

Frank, your specialist knowledge is impressive, I have much admiration for your more-than considerable respect for such detail.

Gene, yes that is quite a heart rending picture when you take time to sit back, look at it, and remember that the "young men" lain there were just as vital, fun-loving, strong and determined as those whom went on to survive the remainder of the war. Its also a potent sign of "brotherhood" that your Dad had visited his mates way back in 1987.

I bet the original in all its glory looks superb !

#7 Frank Gubbels

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Posted 19 June 2012 - 07:25 AM

Well, thanks for that Gary. I have been there so many times and saw the original picture a few times so I recognised it immediately.

#8 Frank Gubbels

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Posted 23 June 2012 - 08:43 AM

I received my print today and I have to say ... it is breathtaking. Thank you very much!
Best wishes,
Frank

#9 iiiecpiii

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Posted 18 July 2012 - 05:33 PM

A wonderful print to add to my collection....

#10 sonofwildbill

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Posted 11 September 2012 - 07:02 AM

Wild Bill will be at the Eisenhower museum in Gettysburg on Saturday the 15th of September. Gene.

#11 sonofwildbill

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Posted 19 October 2012 - 09:55 AM

Wild Bill will be at the West Lawn Methodist Church, 15 Woodside Avenue, West Lawn Pa 19609 on November 10th 2012. The fourth annual Celebrate Veterans affair. Here is the link. http://www.celebrateveterans.org/ Thanks Gene.

#12 sonofwildbill

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 12:04 PM

Wild Bill will be at the Allentown gun show on Saturday December 1st. Here is the link. Gene http://www.allentown...ow_schedule.htm

#13 sonofwildbill

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 05:50 PM

Wild Bill will be at the Allentown gun show on Saturday May 11th. Gene. allentownshow.net/gunshow_schedule.htm

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 10:52 PM

I'm delighted to hear that Wild Bill is still up and at 'em. My respects. And affection.

#15 Frank Gubbels

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 09:58 AM

It is fantastic to read that WildBill is still attending those events. I hope we can see some pictures of it.
Please send my best wishes to WildBill.
Regards,
Frank




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