Tell that to the Marines! At 24 E 23rd Street. An angry man takes off his suit jacket in reaction to the newspaper headline "Huns kill women and children!" WWI recruiting poster for the Marines. Illustrated by James Montgomery Flagg, circa 1918.
This Marines recruiting poster was created by Vic Guinness, who was a captain in the Marines. It was not uncommon to find officers working as artists for their branch during World War II, mostly by creating recruiting posters or illustrating branch literature. The bright colors used in this poster are quite a contrast from the muted tones popular on World War I posters. Pritzker Military Library | Let 'Em Have It - U.S. Marines