Keep 'Em Flying World War II Advertising Poster


Genre: World War II
Artist: Dan V. Smith
Year Printed: 1942
Size: 38" x 25"
Country of Poster: Unknown
Restoration Detail: Unrestored
Grade: Very Fine
Additional Information: Original poster: Keep 'Em Flying Do Your Part, artist Dan Smith. Size: 24.25" x 35.25"; year: 1942. Original World War II authentic vintage military poster. Archival linen backed and ready to frame. Good condition with restored fold marks and linen backed. Beautiful World war ll poster with our great flag flying in the sky with our fighter pilots in the foreground. B-17-E's roar overhead. Keep ‘Em Flying Is Our Battle Cry is a 1942 World War II patriotic American propaganda poster by artist team, Dan Smith and Albro Downe. The poster features a beautiful full color image of the B-17 Flying Fortress by Boeing set in front of a large waving American flag. The text emphasizes "Duty, Honor, Country” as an appeal to the American public to support the war effort. The United States Army Air Corps (USAAC) was the military aviation arm of the US Army between 1926 and 1941. During World War II the Corps became the United States Army Air Forces before officially becoming the United States Air Force in 1947. This poster features the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress which was a four-engine heavy bomber created in the 1930's for the United States Army Air Corps. In The B-17 developed a reputation as a relatively fast, high-flying, long-range bomber with heavy defensive armament. It became known for its toughness based upon stories and photos of badly damaged B-17s safely returning to base. This is an Original Lithograph Vintage Poster; it is not a reproduction. This poster is conservation mounted, linen backed, and in excellent condition.

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