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This collection of World War II posters, photographs, letters, and ephemera features highlights from Special Collections at Gettysburg College, and is meant to exhibit both the bold patriotism and sobering realities faced by soldiers and civilians during this period.  The dynamism of political forces are evident in poster design and illustration, while items like the draft notice for 27 Gettysburg College students brings the viewer closer to an experience of the everyday. 

 

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If you are interested in more World War II materials, please browse our Albert Chance WWII papers, which include the American soldier’s journal, scrapbook, and photographs from his time served in North Africa and Italy with the 360th AAA Searchlight Battalion:

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