Marines follow a tank on the path to take back Cape Gloucester in Papua New Guinea from Japan in this American WWII poster by Master Sargeant Vic Donahue. It is part of a 1945 enlistment campaign by the U.S. Marine Corps, which depicted different scenes of battle. Each poster in the series features art by an active servicemember.
The text of this poster reads: "Cape Gloucester - Driving toward Tokyo, the 1st Marine Division landed at Cape Gloucester, New Britain Island, on Dec. 26, 1943. Tank-led Leathernecks captured the main prize - - the airdome - - in five days. Talasea, last major objective, fell March 9th, and the Marines marched on!".
This is an Original Vintage Poster; it is not a reproduction. This poster is conservation mounted, linen backed, and in excellent condition.
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