Flagg: Jap You’re Next! 1945.



James Montgomery Flagg: Jap You’re Next 1945.  Uncle Sam prepares to use large monkey wrench as a weapon instead of a tool. Flagg told FDR his Uncle Sam was a self portrait done in a mirror. The President wrote him “I congratulate you on your resourcefulness in saving model hire. Your method suggests Yankee forebearers.” . 30×20 mint, conservation backed.

Bibliography: Peter Paret et al. Persuasive Images, page 277.; Anthony Rhodes Propaganda – Art and Propaganda in World War II, page 173.