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The Ghost Army

World War II's Artists of Deception

Ghost Army Veterans

Arthur Shilstone

Arthur Shilstone
After serving in the 603rd Camouflage Engineers, Arthur Shilstone went on to a long and prominent career as an illustrator. His work has appeared in more than 30 magazines, including National Geographic, Life, Sports Illustrated and Smithsonian. He was also an official artist for NASA. He lives with his wife in Redding, CT. The painting in the center of the montage at right was made after the war , and depicts a true incident where two French civilians came upon the Ghost Army and thought they saw four Americans lifting up a tank. Arthur was interviewed for the film at his home on July 20, 2006.
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updated: 11 years ago