News

PHOTOS: WWII posters

PHOTOS: WWII posters

WAR EFFORT:The is a general view of the art assembly line of female students busily engaged in copying World War II propaganda posers in Port Washington, N.Y., July 8, 1942. The master poster is hanging in the background. Photo: Associated Press/Marty Zimmerman

AP01082301879
This poster was created by Georges Schreiber, a Belgium-born artist, for the U.S. government to support the war effort. He illustrated a series of paintings depicting every section of the United States called “Panorama of America” in gratitude for freedom and opportunity in the U.S.

AP080819015498
This is a War Food Administration poster from World War II, date unknown.

AP430506080
Printed in bright colors, this British war poster is an effective reminder that a stitch in time saves materials needed to win the war shown May, 6, 1943.

AP430402012
A war poster which is both a thanks and a reminder to the women of America to do their bit toward final victory, April 2, 1943.

AP246855541854

A poster by artist Victor Keppler, asking Americans to help support the war effort by buying war bonds, is shown in 1943.

AP390919167

A poster for personnel for National Service, in London, on Sept. 19, 1939.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

‘Siri, can you give me a hint?’ Apple confirms September event

16-overlay14

The rumors are true: Apple will host an event Sept. 9 in San Francisco.

in Sports

This week’s best sports shots

llws

Some of the best plays and biggest newsmakers from the week in sports.

in Viral Videos

This is one way to get a tan

10-overlay22

It's summer and the beaches are packed - so this guy got some private sunbathing time while sky high.