War through Art

A history blog highlighting "Weapons of Mass Communication," aka U.S. and international propaganda posters and imagery from both world wars and beyond.



When a teenage Fidel Castro wrote to FDR

Scouring through the National Archives digital collection you might come across a few choice items from time to time. Take, for example, this letter from Fidel Castro, dated November 6, 1940. A fourteen year old (not twelve as indicated in... Continue Reading →

Presidential Mustaches in Movember History

No-Shave-November is in full swing across the United States. For those of you wondering why your significant other has been trying to grow either a magnificent face squirrel, full beard, or lame, spotty attempt at either, it's all for charity!... Continue Reading →

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