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The P-40 in Advertising


During the second World War advertising took on a second role from that of its intended purpose,
which was, of course, to sell stuff. In this secondary role, whether by accident or by design,
advertising served to help increase morale on the home-front. Military-themed advertising appeared
everywhere, and images of aircraft, tanks, and soldiers helped sell everything from actual war
materiel to home appliances, clothes, paint, and cigarettes... and the P-40 was in the thick of it...




Allison Engines

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Bassick Casters


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Bell Telephone


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Benson Manufacturing Co.


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Berry Brothers


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B.F. Goodrich


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Buescher Band Instrument Co.


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Cadillac


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Corning Glass


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Dextrose
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