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DescriptionWorld War II U.S. Naval Aviation (U.S. Navy, Early 1940s). Rolled, Fine/Very Fine. Aviation Training Posters (3) (Approx. 39" X 59") "WAVES Spins the Prop/The Dawn Comes Up Like Thunder/Torpedo Bomber/Airgunner Hero/Hellcats Warm Up."
Making their debut appearance at Heritage, these training posters are exceptionally rare pieces of history, several never before seen by most collectors. The importance of aviation's role throughout World War II cannot be understated, proving to be essential the Pacific theater as the Navy hopped from one island to the next. Dogfighting airgunners, Grumman Avenger torpedo bombers, and the patriotic women who filled the technical and administrative ranks as WAVES all kept the military machine up and running. Signs of handling include mild edge wear, some creasing, small tears, and minor bits of paper loss at the edges. The "Torpedo Bomber" has a chip in the top right corner and each poster has a tear at the upper or lower edge with a bit of light touchup and braced with archival tape on the verso. Rolled, Fine/Very Fine.
Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000.
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