Portrait of War: The U.S. Army's First Combat Artists and the Doughboys' Experience in WWI
Portrait of War tells the gripping true story of eight graphic artists recruited by the government and sent into combat to create a visual historical record of World War I. Featuring both their stunning illustrations and deep personal reflections, Portrait of War is a moving testament to the bravery of these artist-soldiers and the remarkable record of war they left behind.
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The Journey into the Maelstrom
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