Thursday, November 11, 2004

THE WAY IT WAS. This 1918 painting by Frank Schoonover (click on this or any photo on my blog to see a larger view) depicts infantry action during World War I. "The Great War" resulted in over 37.5 million casualities -- men killed or injured -- on all sides. The world's governments would send millions of youth to similar battlefields again in less than 25 years.

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