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Decoy art of world war ii

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Decoy Art of World War II

During World War II artists helped the war effort by creating a "Ghost Army." This was a battalion of artists, including painters, designers, and music technicians. They built rubber tanks, jeeps, barges, and other decoys to divert Nazi soldiers from real U.S. troop movements after D-Day. This public radio story is about a documentary abuot the army of artists who worked to fool the enemy.

US History II World War II Arts

Story Length: 7:44

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AIR DATE: 06/06/2012

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