"You buy 'em, we'll fly 'em!" : defense bonds, stamps.

Description:

Flyer in khaki uniform and helmet with goggles sits in cockpit of plane giving "thumbs up" sign. A formation of U.S. Army planes flies overhead. In the background is a hangar with plane and personnel.

Creator(s):
Creation Date: 1942
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Poster Collection
World War Two Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 432
Past 30 days: 9
Yesterday: 0
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Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Military Book Club
Place of Publication: Garden City, N.Y.
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1942
Description:

Flyer in khaki uniform and helmet with goggles sits in cockpit of plane giving "thumbs up" sign. A formation of U.S. Army planes flies overhead. In the background is a hangar with plane and personnel.

Note:

"Form D.S.S. 178A"

"U.S. Government Printing Office 1942-O-436100"

Round emblem at lower right corner of picture contains image of Concord Minute Man statue with slogan, "The more bonds you buy--the more planes will fly."

This appears to be a modern reproduction of a poster originally produced in 1942.

See 1942 Monthly Catalog, p. 710.

A smaller, original copy of the poster is in the UNT Libraries (Previously classed 940.54 no.33) (DB#514).

Modern reproduction

Physical Description:

1 poster : col. ; 51 x 41 cm.

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Keyword(s): war finance | defense bonds | defense stamps | pilot | airplanes | civilian responsibility | defense savings stamps
Series Title: Defense Savings Staff [poster] (United States. Defense Savings Staff) ; 178A.
Alternate Title: The more bonds you buy--the more planes will fly
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. 239
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Historical Collection Accession No. Y2021
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW2 Wilkinsons 1 mod.
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc453
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public