Drawing Fit for Duty, by George Grosz

"Kriegverwändungsfähig" - Fit for Duty

Drawing George Groz, Germany, 1918

Georg Grosz was conscripted into the German Army. After trying to commit suicide in 1917, a court-martial sentenced him to death, but he was saved by the intervention of his former patron Count Kessler. Grosz was then diagnosed as suffering from shell shock and was discharged from the German Army.