Flagg: Want Action? 1942.


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James Montgomery Flagg Want Action? 1942. Gunny in combat gear is shown reaching out of Flagg’s poster to offer a recruit his hand. Action was a Marine byword; they were ‘First to Fight’ at Belleau Wood in 1918 and ‘First to Fight Back’ at Guadalcanal in 1942. The Marines have been an elite fighting unit since 1776. 40×30 near mint, conservation backed.

Bibliography: Dennis Judd 1-5.