Get in the Scrap WWII Poster

USA, C. 1945
29 x 20 in (74 x 51 cm)
ID #WARTABLE/ROLLDWN19A-J-319

"A 2000-lb. Aerial bomb uses 600 pounds of scrap metals / A medium tank uses 15 tons of scrap metals / a 35,000-ton Battleship uses 20,000 tons of scrap metals / A 3-inch Anti-aircraft Gun uses 3 tons of scrap metals / Get in the Scrap"

This WWII propaganda poster promotes the idea of recycling in order to manufacture weaponry necessary for defeating the enemy. Many signs like this one were created during this era in order to show civilians that they could contribute to the war effort through their everyday activities. 

Year: circa 1940s

Condition: Poster is in great condition. 

This poster is linen-backed on canvas. A paper version is also available (ROLLDOWN-19A). Email us at postermuseum@gmail.com for more information.

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