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#NavyDay

During World War II, the U.S. Navy expanded dramatically. Most were draftees but there were also many volunteers including over 80,000 WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service).

To attract volunteers, the Navy operated a publicity office that produced colorful recruitment posters such as the ones seen here from our current exhibit “The Art of War: American Poster Art 1941-1945.”

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