Can you qualify as an aviation cadet? : here are the requirements : keep 'em flying!

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Description

Chart of requirements for becoming an air cadet. At the bottom center below the chart is a black and white photograph of a group of men wearing flight suits, parachutist's helmets, goggles, and parachute packs. The background is a blue graphic design of airplanes.

Physical Description

1 poster : col., table ; 96 x 64 cm.

Creation Information

United States. Army Air Forces. 1942.

Context

This poster is part of the collection entitled: World War Two Collection and one other and was provided by UNT Libraries Government Documents Department to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 670 times . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Chart of requirements for becoming an air cadet. At the bottom center below the chart is a black and white photograph of a group of men wearing flight suits, parachutist's helmets, goggles, and parachute packs. The background is a blue graphic design of airplanes.

Physical Description

1 poster : col., table ; 96 x 64 cm.

Notes

"This chart prepared by the United States Army Recruiting and Induction Service (Revised to August 1, 1942)".

"P.40-RPB-8-15-42-50M"--Lower right corner with emblem.

Not listed in Cumulative Title Index or Monthly Catalogs 1942-1945. This title not listed in Checklist.

Note from Checklist: "P" series = standard size recruiting posters approx 38" x 25".

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 765
  • Accession or Local Control No: Historical Collection Accession No. 2251
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 RPB 1
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2843986 | External Link
  • OCLC: 40637089 | External Link
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc175

Collections

This poster is part of the following collections of related materials.

World War Two Collection

These materials focus on the World War II era from 1939 to 1945, and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials that were actually created during the time period, the collection may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

World War Poster Collection

From World War I French victory figures to grim views of the Nazi regime, these posters demonstrate the power of words and images. It's particularly strong in World War I French and American and World War II American "home front" posters, covering topics like war bonds, rationing, enlistment, security, and morale, and popular artists like Norman Rockwell, Theodore Geisel (better known as Dr. Seuss), and Boris Artzybasheff.

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Creation Date

  • 1942

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  • June 13, 2006, 12:41 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 1, 2014, 7:30 a.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

United States. Army Air Forces. Can you qualify as an aviation cadet? : here are the requirements : keep 'em flying!, poster, 1942; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc175/: accessed January 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.