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US 4th War Loan poster with a soldier throwing a grenade

Object | Accession Number: 1988.42.30

Poster for the 4th War Loan campaign with a soldier preparing to throw a hand grenade. The campaign for the 4th War Loan subscription took place from January 18 - February 15, 1944. The Treasury Department issued posters to encourage the public to buy war bonds. 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. Bernard Perlin who created the painting used in this poster later became a war artist correspondent for Life and Fortune magazines, and went to combat zones in Greece, the South Pacific, and Asia.

Artwork Title
Let 'Em Have It : buy extra bonds
Series Title
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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