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Young Devil Dogs Listening to the Lore of the Corps

Young Devil Dogs Listening to the Lore of the Corps | Poster | Wisconsin Historical Society
Poster featuring a photograph of a group of men in suits sitting on benches and looking at a man in a dress uniform, who has his arms crossed. Poster text reads: "Young Devil Dogs Listening to the Lore of the Corps. Paris Island, S.C. — Newly arrived recruits of the United States Marine Corps are being told that a United States Marine must never fail in anything he undertakes. The indoctrination starts before the recruit is issued his uniform, and the young Devil Dog is never allowed to forget, during the course of training, that he belongs to an organization that has the never-say-die spirit. Only one out of ten men is elegible [sic] for enlistment in the United States Marine Corps. You may be that lucky one. You can't know until you try! This Photo Furnished by U. S. Marine Corps Recruiting Station."
DESCRIPTION
Poster featuring a photograph of a group of men in suits sitting on benches and looking at a man in a dress uniform, who has his arms crossed. Poster text reads: "Young Devil Dogs Listening to the Lore of the Corps. Paris Island, S.C. — Newly arrived recruits of the United States Marine Corps are being told that a United States Marine must never fail in anything he undertakes. The indoctrination starts before the recruit is issued his uniform, and the young Devil Dog is never allowed to forget, during the course of training, that he belongs to an organization that has the never-say-die spirit. Only one out of ten men is elegible [sic] for enlistment in the United States Marine Corps. You may be that lucky one. You can't know until you try! This Photo Furnished by U. S. Marine Corps Recruiting Station."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:130598
Creation Date: 1917
Creator Name:U.S. Pictorial Service
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Collection Name:World War I posters, circa 1914-circa 1918
Genre:Poster
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:PH 6030 (7) E4b.3
Original Dimensions:14 x 13 inches
SUBJECTS
Trees
Suits (Clothing)
Seating (Furniture)
Propaganda
Marines
Military uniforms
Recruiting and enlistment
War posters
World War, 1914-1918
Men
Outdoor photography

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