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During World War II, the American government engaged in an active propaganda campaign to develop support for the war effort. In an era before television and the internet, the government produced numerous propaganda posters. In these posters the enemy was portrayed as foreign, grotesque, and uncivilized. The posters, produced by the Office of War Information, were inexpensive, accessible, and ever present. They helped mobilize a nation. Shown below are some of the posters and displays at the Historical Museum at Fort Missoula in Missoula, Montana.

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Originally posted to Ojibwa on Fri Apr 05, 2013 at 07:38 AM PDT.

Also republished by History for Kossacks, Political Language and Messaging, and Pink Clubhouse.

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