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Over the top for you-Buy U.S. gov't bonds, World War I poster, c. 1918

Over the top for you-Buy U.S. gov't bonds, World War I poster, c. 1918

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Maine Historical Society

The government used popular artists and illustrators to design the posters and create images that successfully captured the American imagination.

This poster, entitled "Over the top for you - buy U.S. gov't bonds, Third Liberty Loan," graphically suggests the sacrifices American soldiers were making as it urged financial sacrifice of civilians.


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