"Keep 'em flying" is our battle cry! : first class fighting men needed.

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

Description

Recruiting poster for aviation cadets and soldiers. Graphic image shows three U.S. Army airplanes flying through the sky as the U.S. flag waves in the background.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 97 x 64 cm.

Creation Information

Smith, Dan V. & Downe, Albro F. 1942.

Context

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 701 times , with 5 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Recruiting poster for aviation cadets and soldiers. Graphic image shows three U.S. Army airplanes flying through the sky as the U.S. flag waves in the background.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 97 x 64 cm.

Notes

Additional text: "First class fighting men needed, Aviation cadets ... Soldiers ... Apply today at any U. S. Army Recruiting Station"

"Dan V. Smith - Albro F. Downe"--printed on lower right corner of image.

"P-37-RPB-3-7-42-50M."

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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. 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.

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.

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  • 1942

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 13, 2006, 11:47 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • July 31, 2015, 7:29 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Smith, Dan V. & Downe, Albro F. "Keep 'em flying" is our battle cry! : first class fighting men needed., poster, 1942; [Washington D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc273/: accessed March 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.