Can you qualify for the Army Air Corps?

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Description

Chart of requirements for joining the Army Air Corps. Upper and lower borders are red-white-and-blue stripes with text. A "watermark"-type logo can be seen in the background of the chart, with text: "LET'S GO! U.S.A. KEEP 'EM FLYING." This 1942 edition of the poster is distinguished by one split column numbered "2" under "Aviation Cadets" and one split column numbered "3" under "Enlisted Men."

Physical Description

1 poster : col., table ; 72 x 51 cm.

Creation Information

United States. Army. Recruiting Service. 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 444 times . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Chart of requirements for joining the Army Air Corps. Upper and lower borders are red-white-and-blue stripes with text. A "watermark"-type logo can be seen in the background of the chart, with text: "LET'S GO! U.S.A. KEEP 'EM FLYING." This 1942 edition of the poster is distinguished by one split column numbered "2" under "Aviation Cadets" and one split column numbered "3" under "Enlisted Men."

Physical Description

1 poster : col., table ; 72 x 51 cm.

Notes

"KEEP 'EM FLYING!"--Caption in lower border of poster.

"This chart prepared by the United States Army Recruiting Service (revised to February 1, 1942)"

"P-35-RPB-2-2-42-100M"

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 022
  • Government Documents No.: W 3.46/8:35/2
  • OCLC: 45141814 | External Link
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 ARS 1
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2848210 | External Link
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc604

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

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 12, 2006, 8:20 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • April 29, 2016, 7:13 p.m.

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United States. Army. Recruiting Service. Can you qualify for the Army Air Corps?, poster, 1942; [Governors Island, N.Y.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc604/: accessed April 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.