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US 3rd war loan bonds poster of a paratrooper with rifle at the ready

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.14

Poster for the 3rd War Loan campaign with an alert soldier with rifle at the ready on a parachute filled sky. It was issued by the Treasury Department to encourage the public to buy war bonds for the 3rd War Loan subscription of September 8 - October 2, 1943. War bonds could be redeemed 10 years after purchase for the full $25. If you could not afford a war bond you could buy a war stamps, starting at 10 cents, which could be saved to purchase a bond. There were 8 war loan drives conducted from 1942 to 1945 and by the end of the war 85 million Americans had purchased 185.7 billion dollars of bonds. The war in Europe ended May 8, 1945, and the war in Japan on September 2, 1945.

Artwork Title
Back the Attack!
Series Title
Buy War Bonds
Date
1943  (publication/distribution)
Geography
publication : Washington (D.C.)
Language
English
Classification
Posters
Category
War propaganda
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of David and Zelda Silberman
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Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:04:08
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