Although the United States and her allies emerged victorious from World War 2, winning the war did not come easily or cheaply. Throughout the war effort, World War 2 propaganda posters urged U.S. citizens to support their government and their warriors abroad by purchasing war bonds. One such poster displays a fisted hand smashing through a Swastika. Another, this one designed to play on people’s fears, depicts three children with American flags in the shadow of a Swastika.
World War 2 Propaganda Posters: Other Popular Themes
World War 2 propaganda posters expressed other ideas as well. Many emphasized the importance of absolute secrecy about troop movements (“The Walls Have Ears”). Others encouraged productivity (“Idle Hands Work for Hitler”) or encouraged men to join the military (“Americans Will Always Fight for Liberty). If you are interested in any of the posters described in this post, or if you would like to learn more about our World War 2 posters, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-800-438-1577.