This is an original 1917 halftone print of the training of American troops during World War I; these soldiers are being drilled on how to used automatic machine weaponry, and young aviators learning to plot enemy lines and locations on paper in order to organize an attack they'll have to use when they are dispatched to northern France to fight Germany.
This 94+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. Some light surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note there is printing on the reverse.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
Grade: Very Fine +++
Dimensions: Approximately 6 x 9 inches; 15 x 23 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
Keywords specific to this image: school, schooling, train, training, pilot, army, military, servicemen, weapons, gunner, gunning, shooting, WWI