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Article: Celebrate Veterans

Celebrate Veterans

Veterans Day is a day dedicated to honoring those who fought in service for the United States. Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on November 11, 1919. The holiday came about after the first anniversary of the end of World War I, and observed those who had fought in the Armed Forces. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, which made Veterans Day a federal holiday.

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This week, we celebrate veterans by highlighting war bond posters and other military memorabilia! Shop our wide collection of historical military items and celebrate the veterans in your life.

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"Aim High...Join U.S. Marine Reserve" WWII Recruiting Poster

This poster encourages onlookers to "Join U.S. Marine Reserves." It features the famous “Aim High” slogan on the top in purple lettering. The recruiting slogan was first used by the Marines, and later reused by the U.S. Air Force. Posters such as this one were commonly produced during wartime to encourage onlookers to join the war effort. While these choromolithographs were produced by popular artists, they were not often preserved to the same standard as today. Thus, finding original war posters in such wonderful condition such as this one is quite difficult.

 

A Few Great Captains Collage

This unique collage celebrates great captains of the U.S. Air Force. Images and signatures are combined to create a stunning composition dedicated to famous men of flight. This collage features famous Air Force pilots such as Eddie Rickenbacker and Hap Arnold.

Global Mission, H.H. Arnold, First Edition Signed

H. H. Arnold was the Commander-in-Chief of the Air Force and was instrumental in the planning of aerial attacks against Japan and the daylight bombings raids on Germany in WWII. This autobiography presents Arnold’s account of how the U.S. Air Force was developed and the fateful strategic decisions made during WWII, all intertwined with his own colorful life story.

 

Vintage American Eagle U.S. Navy Bookends

This pair of U.S. Navy bookends features a large eagle on the front in low relief. The eagle has widely spread wings and clutches piece of wood reading "MMA U.S.N." These are the perfect accent piece for any veteran or active member of the U.S. Navy.

 

Collecting historical memorabilia can be a great way to honor those who have served. You can now shop a wide variety of veterans pieces, including an array of military memoirs, signatures, and American flags. If you or someone you know is interested in finding pieces related to a certain military branch, contact us and we'll help you find the best pieces to work.

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