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'Army Education Scheme will prepare you for your return to civil life', 1944

Colour lithograph information poster for the Army Education Scheme, after Abram Games (1914-1996), printed by Field Sons and Co Ltd., Bradford, for HM Stationery Office, 1944.

The subject of this demobilisation poster is 'Engineering' and 'General Science'. Games has included a stylised depiction of a question mark (representing a soldier), wearing a suit with its arms and legs flung outwards. It stands before a line of objects representing various trades and professions; including an oilcan, tools and a microscope. Cranes and industrial buildings are visible to the right. The Army Education Scheme helped prepare men for civilian life by training them and offering careers guidance.

From a collection of 45 posters from World War Two (1939-1945).

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 2013-07-2-12

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum, London

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=2013-07-2-12