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    Marine Corps "Spirit of 1917" Recruiting Poster. 18" x 26". Artist: Anonymous. Circa 1917. The image is of four Marines proudly marching on some tropical beach carrying the U.S. and Marine Corps flags. In the background a battleship can be seen. The image brings to mind the 1915 Marine excursion into Haiti, though undoubtedly the poster was designed to recruit men for the U.S. entry into WWI. The caption at the bottom of the poster reads "Join the U. S. Marines at 113 East Baltimore St., Baltimore". With a small 1" closed tear at the top edge and old, pressed out roll creases, otherwise in very good condition.

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    December, 2009
    12th Saturday
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