||Avenge December 7th
Original; linen backed; excellent condition. With fists drawn and extended; this soldier / Navy seaman shows his strength as a result of the sinking of the ships in Pearl Harbor on December 7th.
Judd 2-27, Paret 273, Stanley 102
Dramatic original World War II poster depicting a sailor with his fist raised, standing above a scene of an exploding battleship, with the words “Avenge December 7” in red across the middle of the poster. The striking image on OWI “Poster No. 15,” memorializing the events of December 7, 1941 was created by artist Bernard Perlin.
U. S. Government Printing Office
Perlin studied painting at the Art Students League in New York. Under the Works Projects Administration he created post office murals prior to the war.