The ships are coming – United States Shipping Board – Emergency Fleet Corporation

This is a world war 2 poster that was used to promote the merchant navy during the conflict. The merchant navy were used to connect the US with Europe and were a new organisation formed at the beginning of the war.Although this organisation is rarely mentioned nowadays and certainly see the action that the Navy and soldiers did they played an important part in the war. They brought supplies and soldiers to the war effort and this steady stream of supplies was a very important factor in the eventual winning of the war by the Allies.