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Joe Dope - Cartoons from WWII

The federal government used "Joe Dope" as a cautionary cartoon character to warn U.S. military members to be careful with their weapons, their words and their attitudes. 

Artist Will Eisner (1917-2005) created "Joe Dope." This particular cartoon has this title:

Don't be a dope! Handle equipment right When the Stukas begin to attack ain't the time to make up for a lack of cleaning your gun - which won't shoot at a Hun with a month's gummy dust on its back! Clean it every 3 days.

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Media Credits

Library of Congress, Will Eisner

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