Books: Martial Arts



Designed by ART WEITHAS

272 pages. Grosset & Dunlap. $25.

If Viet Nam was the first televised war, World War II marked the coming-of-age of photojournalism. The frontline cameras of Edward Steichen, Margaret Bourke-White, W. Eugene Smith and Robert Capa brought that war home in living—and dying—black and white. So powerful a messenger did the camera become that it overshadowed the ancient craft of combat artists.

Now, during the 30th anniversary of the end of World War II, the men who went into battle with brush and pencil can finally be fully appreciated. Drawn from U.S. Government archives, this collection of more...

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