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Curtis Collection

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The George William Curtis Collection

In December 2016, The Ghost Army Legacy Project acquired a collection of 90 rare photos of WWII inflatable dummies. The photos appear to be part of a U. S. Army camouflage archive from Fort Belvoir that was lost/abandoned in the 1990s. The collection was acquired with the assistance of a generous donation from Georgianne Kasuli , and is named after her father, George W. Curtis, a​ Ghost Army veteran who served in the 406th Combat Engineers. The photos depict the dummies during the manufacture and testing phases. They also reveal details read more

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The soldiers of The Ghost Army used inflatable tanks, sound effects, and imagination to fool the Germans on the battlefields of Europe. The Ghost Army Legacy Project is ensuring that these men and their accomplishments are never forgotten.

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