In the summer of 1942, the U.S. Army called up a skinny California
boy barely out of his teens. But at 5’9’’ and 125 pounds, Private Glenn
W. Eve was deemed unfit for combat. He might have spent the
duration of World War II at a desk, except that he had field skills the
Army needed – he was a gifted artist, draftsman and photographer who'd
spent the previous four years working for the Walt Disney Co.
In July 1944, they promoted him to private first class (Pfc) and
assigned him to the Signal Photo Corps, bound for the Pacific to
document the war. This is his collection, never before published. All
comments in quotes are Pfc Eve's, written on the back of the photo.