Artist Unknown: Be A Marine c.1943.

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Artist Unknown: Be A Marine. c.1943.  Pretty sarge takes notes on the breezy tarmac. Although the poster implies that women in the Marines were somehow in touch with the action in fact jobs were assigned on the basis of ‘appropriateness.’ Class 1 included ‘jobs in which women are better, more efficient than men. Example: All clerical jobs. Nelson 72.  20×14 near mint, conservation backed.