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May 25, 2009

World War II Posters

Americans have been honoring our heroes for some time now. Only recently have we needed to raise our voices to do it, to be heard over the chorus of moonbats denouncing them as rapists, torturers, and fiends. Check out these WWII era posters:

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Americans are out there now in Iraq and Afghanistan, taking the same risks for the same purpose as troops in WWII. Too bad we don't see posters like these instead of endless images of Chairman Zero.

Compliments of Bergbikr.

Posted by Van Helsing at May 25, 2009 10:01 AM

Comments

I got annoyed today with the fact that the liberal administration say's we should celebrate this holiday, when they totally miss the point that this holiday is about reflection and gratitude.

Semper Fi,

Posted by: Oiao at May 25, 2009 10:26 AM

Heres something from diversity lane
http://diversitylane.wordpress.com/2009/05/25/flagging-enthusiasm/

God bless America, our Armed forces, and my battle buddies.

Posted by: conservativeteen at May 25, 2009 10:52 AM

Today we honor everyone that served, and particularly those who gave all for this great nation of ours. Although our country is far from perfect, and is a work in progress, the United States of America is still the high point of freedom, liberty, civilization, and opportunity in the history of the world.

Today is a good day for everyone to remember the United States Army Motto, "This We'll Defend".

We all need to remember that - now as much as ever, and not just for today.

Posted by: TonyD95B at May 25, 2009 11:03 AM

RE: Posted by: conservativeteen at May 25, 2009 10:52 AM

HOOAH!!

Posted by: TonyD95B at May 25, 2009 11:08 AM

the one showing the hand stabbing the bible now a days should have ACLU or the hammer and psycle in place of the swatika

Posted by: SPURWING PLOVER at May 25, 2009 11:19 AM

The only poster I find ironic (the rest are terrific) is the Norman Rockwell - for years he was snickered at by the experts until his "progressive" politics were widely revealed: Now, Norman Rockwell has been admitted into the art Pantheon of the 20th century in the United States and the western art world, mostly because of this politics. His is now seen as a serious and significant artist. The connection between his work and that Socialist Realism from the former Soviet Union and in the rest of the world has been gleefully established.

Posted by: puffdaddy at May 25, 2009 12:39 PM

Like the first poster says...


AMERICANS will always fight for liberty!

Posted by: TED at May 25, 2009 7:23 PM

Loose lips sink ships,and they came out with PRIVATE SNAFFU and HOMMER PIGEON

Posted by: Flu-Bird at May 25, 2009 8:27 PM

The greatest generation ... I've often asked my grandparents to relate their war stories (both volunteered, Nanna was a WREN, Grandad a Marine, although they didn't see active combat in WWII), and contrasted their attitudes with those of my own generation. The differences are stunning.

Posted by: mandible claw at May 25, 2009 8:28 PM

puffdaddy - which is the one by Norman Rockwell?

Posted by: mandible claw at May 25, 2009 9:12 PM

Mandible - puffdaddy didn't come back, so I'll answer - it's the "Freedom From Fear" poster.

It was part of Rockwell's iconic "Four Freedoms" series - Freedom From Want, Freedom From Fear, Freedom of Worship, and Freedom of Speech. The idea for this was based on the famous "Four Freedoms" speech by FDR.

Posted by: TonyD95B at May 26, 2009 8:14 AM

DR SUSE did his contributions for the war efforts as well

Posted by: Flu-Bird at May 26, 2009 8:33 AM

Ah. Thanks heaps for the explanation, Tony!

Posted by: mandible claw at May 26, 2009 11:51 PM