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Purchasing bonds was considered not only patriotic, but also an investment in victory. While the initial goal of selling war bonds was to finance the war, it had the positive side-effect of raising morale on the home-front. By the end of the war 85 million Americans had invested in war bonds. This poster has a very emotionally effective picture of children playing innocently, with the shadow of the Nazi swastika hovering near them.
USA; offset lithograph on paper, published by U.S. Government Printing Office, 1942.
Currently on display.