Painting the Truth
Susan D. Moeller on illustrators of the Great War
The U.S. Army’s First Combat Artists and the Doughboys’ Experience in WWI.
By Peter Krass. Wiley. 342 pp. $30
During World War I, photographers and cameramen commissioned by the U.S. military produced more than 35,000 still photographs for the files of the American Expeditionary Force (AEF). This work, largely done by the newly established Army...