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

One of 388 posters in the series: American War Posters available on this site.

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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.

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1 poster : col. ; 36 x 26 cm.

Creation Information

Wilkinsons; Wilkinson, J. Walter & Wilkinson, Walter G. 1942.

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This poster is part of the collection entitled: World War Poster 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 3660 times , with 163 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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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.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 36 x 26 cm.

Notes

"Form D.S.S. 178"

"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".

A modern reproduction of this poster, in a different size, is available at the UNT Libraries. (Historical Collection no. Y2021).

Listed in 1942 Monthly Catalog, p. 710.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 514
  • Government Documents No.: T 1.107:Y 8/3
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 Wilkinsons 1
  • OCLC: 12620315 | External Link
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2850083 | External Link
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc243

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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.

World War Two Collection

These materials focus on WWII and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials created during the time period, materials may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

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  • 1942

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 13, 2006, 11:19 a.m.

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  • May 21, 2018, 5:49 p.m.

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Wilkinsons; Wilkinson, J. Walter & Wilkinson, Walter G. "You buy 'em, we'll fly 'em!": defense bonds, stamps., poster, 1942; [Washington D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc243/: accessed September 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.