So he can fight!

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

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. ... continued below

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 89 x 119 cm.

Creation Information

United States. Army Service Forces. Special Service Division. 1943.

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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 296 times . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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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.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 89 x 119 cm.

Notes

"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.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 512
  • Call Number: Dewey No. 940.54 no.010
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 ASF 3
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc244

Collections

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

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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Creation Date

  • 1943

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 13, 2006, 11:18 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 8, 2015, 7:16 p.m.

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United States. Army Service Forces. Special Service Division. So he can fight!, poster, 1943; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc244/: accessed June 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.