For Your Country
Photo Credit: Army Heritage Museum
Pro Patria! Join Army for Period of War. Artisit: H. Devitt Welsh. United States Army Recruiting,1917. This United States Army recruiting poster encouraged young men to enlist by illustrating the great Army tradition of the horse soldier. It also used the inspirational line “Pro Patria,” borrowed from the Roman lyrical poet Horace, the phrase meaning “for your country.”
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