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

Lithograph information poster for the Army Education Scheme, designed by Abram Games (1914-1996), printed by J Howitt and Son Limited, 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).

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NAM. 2013-07-2-12


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study collection

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