The Real Monuments Men

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 07, 2014
With the arrival of Hollywood's "Monuments Men" movie we were intrigued about this story and did a little digging. Founded in 1943, the Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives program under the Civil Affairs and Military Government departments of the Allied forces was established to protect cultural property in war zones during and post World War II. 

Dr. Seuss's WWII Political Cartoons

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Although renowned for his children's books, Dr. Seuss had many practices that ranged from "unorthodox taxidermy" to the political cartoons you see here. UCSD's Mandeville Special Collections Library offers a glimpse at several scans of original drawings and newspaper clippings depicting Dr. Seuss's less known career as a prolific political cartoonist during World War II.

The Story of Keep Calm and Carry On (Video)

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 02, 2012
You have seen the poster campaign be re-ignited in bookshops and craft stores over the past ten years, and this video chrnicles the Keep Calm and Carry On poster story from its origins in World War II and its reemergence.

The Bunker 599 Project

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 01, 2011
Bunker 599, as it has been named by it’s creators Atelier De Lyon and Rietveld Landscape, is what seems a tremendous undertaking with a tremendous payoff. This iconic World War II era bunker looks as if it was surgically cut in half. Bunker 599 is a monument to the New Dutch Waterline or the NDW. More after the jump . . .

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