Marines launch hand grenades over a trench in Okinawa in this American WWII poster by Sargeant J.R. McDermott. 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: "Okinawa - As part of the Tenth Army, the First and Sixth Marine Divisions and the Eighth Regimental Combat Team shared in the victory at Okinawa. Thus Marines, having launched the Pacific land offensive at Guadalcanal, saw it through to its fiery triumphant end".
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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