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PHOTOS: WWII posters

PHOTOS: WWII posters

WAR EFFORT:The is a general view of the art assembly line of female students busily engaged in copying World War II propaganda posers in Port Washington, N.Y., July 8, 1942. The master poster is hanging in the background. Photo: Associated Press/Marty Zimmerman

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This poster was created by Georges Schreiber, a Belgium-born artist, for the U.S. government to support the war effort. He illustrated a series of paintings depicting every section of the United States called “Panorama of America” in gratitude for freedom and opportunity in the U.S.

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This is a War Food Administration poster from World War II, date unknown.

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Printed in bright colors, this British war poster is an effective reminder that a stitch in time saves materials needed to win the war shown May, 6, 1943.

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A war poster which is both a thanks and a reminder to the women of America to do their bit toward final victory, April 2, 1943.

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A poster by artist Victor Keppler, asking Americans to help support the war effort by buying war bonds, is shown in 1943.

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A poster for personnel for National Service, in London, on Sept. 19, 1939.

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