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Prophylactic Tooth Brushes And Other Adverts From First World War Newspaper Stars And Stripes (1918-1919)

By on 28 March 2014 | comments 0

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BETWEEN February 8, 1918 and June 13, 1919, General John J. Pershing published the United States Army newspaper for its forces in France.

 

General Pershing, Commander in Chief of the American troops in France. Date: 01/01/1917

General Pershing, Commander in Chief of the American troops in France.
Date: 01/01/1917

 

The eight-page weekly Stars and Stripes would united the US forces in Europe with a blend of news from home, sports, stories and cartoons.  

 

 

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With a circulation of 526,000 readers, the Stars and STripes would surely attract advertisers, which it died. This is gallery sf this the things being offered to US soldiers in foreign lands.

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Spotter: Library of Congress