Autocar Gangway for Victory!
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One poster entitled "Gangway for Victory!" printed by Autocar, dated 1941-1945. Poster features an Autocar half-track exiting a ship onto a beach. In the background soldiers wade in the water. The poster advertises Autocar's work in the war effort. The poster reads in part, "Victory is a great teacher. When the war is won, this heavy-duty fighting will be transformed into heavy-duty, low-cost-per-mile transportation - these heavy-duty fighters into the heavy-duty trucks that bear a famous name." The artwork used in the poster is signed E. George Roland. It also has the title of the poster in pencil on the back.
Autocar is a truck manufacturer established in 1897. During World War II, they supplied over 37,000 armored half-trucks, all-wheel-drive prime movers, and standard production models, including the Model U, for the overseas war effort.
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