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    America's Answer (U. S. Army, 1918). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    During World War I, the U.S. Committee on Information produced two documentary-propaganda style films to educate the American public. The first was called Pershing's Crusaders and the second was America's Answer. This film was part of the "Following the Flag to France" series that focused on the arrival in France of the first half-million American troops and detailed their progress. The gorgeous stone litho is vintage WWI showing the "dough boys" in the trenches, battleships, tanks, biplanes, and Lady Liberty bearing the sword of righteousness. For movie poster and war memorabilia collectors alike, this is an excellent piece of Americana. The poster has a small chip out of the top border, several extended vertical tears in both the top and bottom borders, a small chip out of the bottom left corner, and some surface tears in the artwork. There has been some touchup to the fold lines, but the poster has otherwise been mounted unrestored. Fine on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2014
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
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