Frank Adams 1914-1987
He began his career as a painter and cartoonist in the same way most artists do, with talent and a bit of luck.It was 1942 and Uncle Sam put out the call for Artist's to assist Douglas Aircraft Corp. in producing blueprints of B-17 Bombers for the assembly lines. At the time blueprint machines did not exist and the artist was the only way the aircraft engineers could convey the necessary details to the untrained workforce on the home front. It wasn't long before Adams started signing his daily prints with his trademark, a cartoon in the corner. His cartoons soon reached Europe and the Pacific via wives to their husbands on the front. the War Department soon published his work in two books "the Home fron
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