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Post World War II


Get set... go
   
     

World War II


Want Action?
Illustrator - James Montgomery Flagg
  
Let 'em Have It.
Illustrator - Maj. W. Victor Guinness, USMC

Lets Go!
     

Let's Go!

Smack 'em Down!
Illustrator - Maj. W. Victor Guinness, USMC  

Tell That to the Marines!
Illustrator - James Montgomery Flagg
     

Lets go Get 'Em! 
Illustrator - Maj. W. Victor Guinness, USMC  

Defend America  

Now All Together
     

Want You

Wear the Fightin'est Wings

This Device ... Means US Marines
     

Hit Hard and Often

The Marines have Landed

Land with the US Marines
     

Active service
"Walking John"

Active service
"Walking John"

Always on the Alert
     

So Proudly We Serve

Be a Marine

Free a Marine

167th Anniversary 1942

Defense of Wake

Let's go
     

168th Anniversary 1943

Become a Marine officer

On to Victory
     

This shall not Pass Ready Join

Ready Join

Semper Fidelis
     

A Job to Do

Take the Offensive

Land with US Marines
     

The Spirit of Wake

To the Glory of a Scar Spangled Banner (Wake)

Women of America's Salute to the Marines

Cape Gloucester
Illustrator - Vic Donahue
   
 

World War I


Be a Marine
Illustrator - James Montgomery Flagg

First in the Fight
Illustrator - James Montgomery Flagg

First to Fight for Democracy
Illustrator - Shafer
     

Do Your Duty

He Did His Duty

Uncle Sam's Right Hand
     

Rally Round the Flag
Illustrator - Sidney H. Riesenberg

Spirit of 1917
Illustrator - Sidney H. Riesenberg

Spirit of 1917
Illustrator - Sidney H. Riesenberg
     

Another notch
Illustrator - Adolph Triedler

Hoist Old Glory
Illustrator - Sidney H. Riesenberg

Active service
Illustrator - Sidney H. Riesenberg
     

Soldiers of the Sea

Soldiers of the Sea

Be a sea soldier
Illustrator - Clarence Underwood
     

Soldiers of the Sea
Illustrator - J. C. Leyendecker

Soldiers of the Sea
Illustrator - J. C. Leyendecker

Soldiers of the Sea
Illustrator - J. C. Leyendecker
     

Soldiers of the Sea
Illustrator - Bruce Moore

Soldiers of the Sea
Illustrator - Bruce Moore

Fly with the US Marines
Illustrator - Howard Chandler Christy
     

Join Me

First to Fight

E-E-E-Yah-Yip
Illustrator - C. B. Falls
     

Be Up to Date

Marines Want You

U.S. Marines
Illustrator - J. C. Leyendecker
 

Civil War


U. S. Marine Corps
Recruiting Service
Philadelphia


Military Recruitment
Philadelphia Public Ledger 
March 16, 1863
 
     

Prize Money!
Captain Cohen
Marine Barracks
Brooklyn, New York

Prize Money!
Major Garland
Marine Barracks
Brooklyn, New York
 
     

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Home Front

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