World War II Propaganda Original Poster, U.S. Marines Recruiting
World War II Propaganda (U.S. Government Printing Office, 1945). U.S. Marines Recruiting Poster (28" X 40") "Enlist Now," Tom Lovell Artwork.
The famous flag raising on Iwo Jima after a month of fighting on the tiny island is pictured by Staff Sgt. Tom Lovell of the Marine Corps Reserve. Lovell was an illustrator before the war, specializing in pulp covers for such magazines as Ace-High Westerns, Detective Tales and The Shadow. During the war, he was one of two illustrators for the Marine Corps magazine Leatherneck. This recruiting poster has edge wear with chips, a tear on the upper border, and creases in the upper corners. There is a dust shadow, and light staining in the image area. Rolled, Fine/Very Fine.