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How the Ghost Army of WWII Used Art to Deceive the Nazis

Smithsonian Magazine

inflatable tanks on the field in ww2

Bernie Bluestein was 19 years old when he spotted a vaguely worded notice on the bulletin board at his Cleveland art college in March 1943. It was the middle of World War II, and the United States Army was seeking recruits for a new, non-combat camouflage unit that would draw on the art of deception to misdirect the enemy.

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