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World War II print ads.
These ads abounded during World War II and were used reinforce brand awareness while a company was supporting the war effort instead of being able to provide consumer goods.
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The B-17E depicted in this ad, per Dave Osborne's listings:
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41-2633 Del Lowry 3/3/42; Ass 93BS/19BG Hawaii 22/4/42; later used as taxi for Lt Gen George Kenny 5AF CO;damaged in thunderstorm 4/45, WO Brisbane, Aus. 3/5/45. SALLY.

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There was a guy who made t-shirts of several B-17/Cyclone ads for Studebaker fans.

I don't know if he's still active, he used to advertise in the Studebaker Drivers Club magazine.

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