Alle Armi!!! I ragazzi di Bir el-Gobi vi chiamano [To Arms!!! The Boys of Bir el-Gobi Are Calling You]

 
Alle Armi!!! I ragazzi di Bir el-Gobi vi chiamano [To Arms!!! The Boys of Bir el-Gobi Are Calling You]
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  • Title :     Alle Armi!!! I ragazzi di Bir el-Gobi vi chiamano [To Arms!!! The Boys of Bir el-Gobi Are Calling You]
  • Artist:     Unknown, Designer Unknown, Publisher
  • Accession:     TD1992.21.1
  • Country:     Italy
  • Date:     circa 1944
  • Dimensions:     Inches 39-1/2 27-1/4, Centimeters 100.3 69.2
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Posters and Printed Ephemera
  • Collection Theme:     War and Political Propaganda
  • Subject:     War/Military , Fascism , Figurative , Republic of Salo , World War II 1940-1945 , Propaganda
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1992.21.1.JPG
  • Tags:     War and Political Propaganda~Posters and Printed Ephemera
Description:
Ink on paper poster promoting the Bir-El-Gobi battle in North Africa, December 1941 where Italian youth soldiers or "Giovanni Fascisti" were entrenched in two main strong points and fought heroically against Indian and British brigades thus preventing the allied forces to reach their destination; image depicts many young men in khaki shorts and shirts walking in line while holding a large Italian flag above their heads as they march forward in a desert holding rifles.