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Disney dons dogtags : the best of Disney military insignia from World War II

Author: Walton H Rawls
Publisher: New York : Abbeville Pub. Group, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Swamped with requests to use their cartoon characters in military insignia, the Disney Studio set up a five-man crew of artists to design emblems for all branches of service--American and Allied. The result was some 1,200 delightful insignia, the best of which appear in this volume. Mostly, these delightful designs exist today only as 50-year-old color transparencies or black-and-white photos in the Disney Archives,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walton H Rawls
ISBN: 1558594019 9781558594012
OCLC Number: 26132307
Description: 96 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: American insignia first go aloft --
Mickey on the home front --
Mickey and the Luftwaffe --
Disney deals with war --
Disney goes abroad --
Illustrious allies --
Hank Porter and the Disney menagerie --
Roy Williams and the flying tigers --
Gremlins vex Disney --
Seabees are busy bees --
Poster stamps and matchcovers --
Character analysis --
Donald gets drafted --
Winning wings --
Anchors aweigh --
Hiawatha on the warpath --
Buzz off --
Bombs away --
Nine lives to go --
Private Pluto --
Don't monkey with me --
Grin and bear it --
Thumper and small friends --
No horsing around --
See ya later!
Responsibility: by Walton Rawls ; foreword by David R. Smith.

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Swamped with requests to use their cartoon characters in military insignia, the Disney Studio set up a five-man crew of artists to design emblems for all branches of service--American and Allied. The result was some 1,200 delightful insignia, the best of which appear in this volume. Mostly, these delightful designs exist today only as 50-year-old color transparencies or black-and-white photos in the Disney Archives, originals were sent directly to their respective units.

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