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    World War II Propaganda (U.S. Government Printing Office, 1944). Army Air Forces Poster (19" X 24.75") "O'er the Ramparts We Watch."
    Artist Jes Schlaikjer provides the stunning artwork for this glorious WWII poster, encouraging all who gaze upon it to support/join the United States Army Air Forces. Schlaikjer enlisted in the U.S. Army Signal Corps during WWI, but traded his gun for a brush and pencil during WWII. He created several stirring propaganda posters in an attempt to boost various branches of the armed forces. Many of his works found their way to the covers of magazines (including American Legion), and his portrait of General MacArthur would hang in Grand Central Station in New York City. This high flying poster showcases some of the artists best work, and has been restored to address a very small chip near the center crossfold. Very Fine on Linen.


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    November, 2015
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