So he can fight!

Description:

On the left side of poster is a large, orange, image of a combat soldier carrying a rifle. In much smaller scale in the foreground is a gray image of the back of a WAAC, waving at the soldier. In the center of the poster is text describing the contributions of women in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps. On the right side and bottom center are black & white photographs showing WAAC's performing various tasks. In the lower right corner is an unsigned cartoon showing a line of combat soldiers fording a river with their rifles held over their heads. The last soldier in line is a WAAC carrying her typewriter over her head.

Creator(s): United States. Army Service Forces. Special Service Division.
Creation Date: [1943]  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Poster Collection
World War Two Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 232
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Author):
Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: [1943]
Description:

On the left side of poster is a large, orange, image of a combat soldier carrying a rifle. In much smaller scale in the foreground is a gray image of the back of a WAAC, waving at the soldier. In the center of the poster is text describing the contributions of women in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps. On the right side and bottom center are black & white photographs showing WAAC's performing various tasks. In the lower right corner is an unsigned cartoon showing a line of combat soldiers fording a river with their rifles held over their heads. The last soldier in line is a WAAC carrying her typewriter over her head.

Note:

"Prepared from public sources of information."

Prepared and distributed by Army Orientation Course. Army Air Forces distribution by Publications Division, Air Adjutant General, HG., AAF. Navy distribution by Educational Services Section, BuPers, Navy Dept.

Cataloged in UNT shelflist card file.

The same poster is on verso of Newsmap, V. 2, no. 4, Monday, May 17, 1943.

Physical Description:

1 poster : col. ; 89 x 119 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): WAAC | recruitment | Women's Army Auxiliary Corps | appeal to women | soldier
Series Title: Newsmap
Series Title: American War Posters
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
World War Poster Collection
Collection:
World War Two Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Database No. 512
  • CALL-NO: Dewey No. 940.54 no.010
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW2 ASF 3
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc244
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public