This selection of images from a 1926 U.S. Army Signal Corps report, "The Military Censorship of Photographs" shows the wide range of discretion that censors can exercise during wartime.
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|American Dead Awaiting Reburial at Cierges, France|
|A Hidden Anti-Submarine Gun Newly Installed on a Navy Ship|
|The Censor Thought This Photo of Soldiers Training on Wooden Machine Guns Could Be Used by German Propagandists. The Doughboys, However, Seem to Be Having a Good Time.|
|President and Mrs. Wilson Intending to Show Their Support for the War Effort at a Camouflage Demonstration. |
The Censor's Problem Is with the Rock. It's Papier-mâché and Part of the Cover of a
Hidden Listening Post.
|"Possibly Subject to Misinterpretation." |
This Is Not a Still from South Pacific, but a Morale Visit by
a Group of Broadway Chorus Girls to
Pelham Bay Naval Station.