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Charles Saxon: Bomber Pilot, New Yorker Cartoonist

4 monthes ago   |   By Art Contrarian

Charles David Saxon (1920-1988), born Charles David Isaacson in Brooklyn, was a 1940 graduate of Columbia University who later for many years was a major cartoon contributor to The New Yorker magazine.
During World War 2 he piloted B-24 bombers on raids over Germany and northwestern Europe. He can be seen in the photo above standing just to the right of the English boy.
Saxon's Wikipedia entry is here , and information regarding his military service is here .
His family background appears to have been upper-middle class, and those people and upper-class folks were his usual cartoon...
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