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.