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Office of War Information. Division of Public Inquiries. We here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain-- : remember Dec. 7th!

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09520.08 Author/Creator: Office of War Information. Division of Public Inquiries. Place Written: s.l. Type: Posters Date: 1942 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Government printing Office O-491977. OWI No. 14. Quotes Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address. Shows a tattered, torn U.S. flag flies at half-staff as dark smoke billows in the background. Allen Russell Saalburg (1899-1987), artist.


Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Keywords/Subjects: Patriotism, Remembrance, US Flag, Pearl Harbor, World War II, President

Sub Era: World War II