Analyzing an Anti-War Uncle Sam
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American men of military age
Wartime military enlistment leads to death.
The artist wants the target to run from recruiters.
The stern father-figure from Flagg's poster is exposed as a death mask, thereby frightening potential enlistees.
The eye-popping Wow! I felt when I first saw this image.
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