Skip to comments.Examples of U.S. military insignia designed by Disney during WWII
Posted on 07/31/2013 2:56:41 PM PDT by Saint X
During World War II, Disney had its artists draw up roughly 3,000 insignias for the U.S. military, many for Naval units. After Disneys first request to create an insignia for a Naval Reserve squadron stationed at Floyd Bennett Field in New York, the illustrations became illustrious among units and inspired Naval artists to recreate the magic, designing their own logos in the Disney style.
(Excerpt) Read more at news.usni.org ...
The man most responsible for our only seeing ‘Donald Duck hats’ in other countries’ navies these days.
Thanks for posting these - I enjoyed seeing them.
Neither Disney, nor any other studio, would support a US war effort these days.
WW2 Disney ping
"Disney Dons Dogtags: The Best of Disney Military Insignia from World War II" by Walton Rawls
I bought it new when it came out...looks like it's gotten semi-collectable since then (cheapest used copy is $44).
For your info, walt Disney was a huge fan of hitler and nazi party.
How do you know this?
Right. . .for your information:
Such a strong supporter would not have made: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1i6ozLpNr3Q
And curious that a true Nazi sympathizer would have made pro-American/anit-Nazi films: “Between 1942 and 1945, during World War II, Walt Disney was involved in the production of propaganda films for the US government. “ http://www3.eou.edu/hist06/WWIIPropaganda.html
Where did you get that?
Do your homework. Read more.
You made the assertion; now back it up.
Give me a Vargas girl nose art any day.
Simply Google it.
Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.