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World War II up to US Entrance: Propaganda and information Posters

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Golden Gate Quartet - "The General Jumped at Dawn" (1945)

George Formby entertaining the troops of the British Expeditionary Force (1940)

The Andrews Sisters - Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy (V-Disc 1941)

Propaganda Posters

Hoch Der Lambeth Walk (1942)

Dr. (Thomas) Clayton - Pearl Harbor Blues (1941)

George Formby - "It Serves Me Right (I Shouldn't have Joined)" (1943)

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