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Unit 5: Set 1. The Great War, A Photo Essay - Activity 1

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Look at all the photographs taken by Lt. Huston and read the captions he wrote.  What is your overall impression of the themes in these photographs? 

Now, select one photograph.  Mentally divide it into quarters and list all the details you can see in each quarter.  What does this individual photograph tell you about Lt. Huston’s experience during World War I?  What did he want to tell his family?  What did he want to remember?  Use the box below to record the details you identify in each picture. (Download activty 1 pdf file here)

















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