1943 The Five Sullivan Brothers "Missing In Action" Off The Solomons | They Did Their Part - Golden Age Posters
1943 The Five Sullivan Brothers "Missing In Action" Off The Solomons | They Did Their Part - Golden Age Posters
1943 The Five Sullivan Brothers "Missing In Action" Off The Solomons | They Did Their Part - Golden Age Posters
1943 The Five Sullivan Brothers "Missing In Action" Off The Solomons | They Did Their Part - Golden Age Posters

1943 The Five Sullivan Brothers "Missing In Action" Off The Solomons | They Did Their Part

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Date: 1943
Artist: Unknown
Size (in): 40” x 28.5”
Size (cm): 101.5 x 72.5
Condition: A-
Linen backed: No

This poster honors Waterloo, Iowa born brothers Joseph Eugene Sullivan, Francis Henry Sullivan, Albert Leo Sullivan, Madison Abel Sullivan, and George Thomas Sullivan who served together in the US Navy during WWII on the USS Juneau.  The Sullivan Brothers died together on November 13, 1942 when a Japanese submarine torpedoed their ship during the naval battle at Guadalcanal.  The Sullivan Brothers became American heroes inspiring a Hollywood movie and countless donations and campaigns supporting the war effort.  The lower margin indicates this is Office of War Information Poster No. 42.

This poster is a vintage original in the full one sheet size folded as issued and in very good condition with only light handling wear.    This poster ships folded as issued.

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