The Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH) and the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) debuted a new exhibition at the MMFA in its Weil Graphic Arts Study Center entitled Sketching the Skies: Penrose Vass Stout, Alabama's WWI Artist-Aviator. The exhibition will be on display through September 10, 2017. Born in Montgomery in 1887, Penrose Vass Stout was shot down near Charny during the Meuse-Argonne Offensive in September 1918. He received the Distinguished Service Cross for attacking a German artillery installation and battling five enemy pilots. For more information, visit the U.S. WWI Centennial Commission website.
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