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Join the Tanks - Recruitment Poster for World War One

Join the Tanks - Recruitment Poster for World War One American History Tragedies and Triumphs Visual Arts World War I Social Studies

This recruitment poster advertised for "husky young Americans" to join the military.  Those were the very types of people the Spanish Flu attacked - healthy, young adults. 

Today, one of the criterion for pandemic status is that a contagious illness attacks healthy young adults.


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Image online, courtesy U.S. National Archives.

 

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