Edward Vebell grew up in Chicago during the depression and spent hours copying cartoons from the Chicago Tribune. While attending a private Catholic school, the nuns spotted his artistic talent and began relying on him to draw biblical scenes on the blackboard. Edward T Vebell began his career as a catalog illustrator for Montgomery Ward and Sears & Roebuck; however, his art career was put on hold when he was drafted into the Army. Artist Edward Vebell skills saved him from combat—he was sent to Casa Blanca as a staff artist. Vebell spent his time on the front lines capturing battle scenes all over Europe. His last assignment for Stars & Stripes was covering the Nuremberg war trials. In addition to offering the artwork below for sale, Bedford Fine Art Gallery is also actively seeking to purchase artwork by Edward T. Vebell.