Some Gave All

Photographic Prints

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Beverly Lussier

Joined October 2008

Sizing Information

Small 12.0" x 8.0"
Medium 18.0" x 12.0"
Large 24.0" x 16.0"
X large 30.0" x 20.0"

Features

  • Superior quality silver halide prints
  • Archival quality Kodak Endura paper
  • Lustre: Professional photo paper with a fine grain pebble texture
  • Metallic: Glossy finish and metallic appearance to create images with exceptional visual interest and depth

Artist's Description

A folded national ensign is held carefully prior to the burial of Maj. Douglas A. Zembiec, former commander of E Company, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment. Zembiec was killed in action May 10. He once told reporters during combat in Fallujah his Marines "fought like lions." Zembiec was laid to rest by the Marine with whom he served May 15. Article by Gunnery Sgt. Mark Oliva found<a href="http://www.marines.mil/units/mciwest/basecamppe... of Fallujah is laid to rest.aspx"> HERE</a>.

“Never forget those who were killed. Never let rest those who killed them.” — Douglas A. Zembiec, read from his diary at his funeral on May 16, 2007, written while serving as Commanding Officer of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment during the First Battle of Fallujah.

Traditionally, the flag of the United States plays a role in military funerals, and occasionally in those over other civil servants (such as the President). A burial flag is draped over the deceased’s casket as a pall during services. Just prior to the casket being lowered into the ground, the flag is ceremonially folded and presented to the deceased’s next of kin as a token of respect.

Artwork Comments

  • Emilie Baltimore
  • F.A. Moore
  • David McMahon
  • mttmaliha
  • jeffrae
  • Sara Wood
  • md19
  • Beverly Lussier
  • Cory Smith
  • danamh40
  • Lori Deiter
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