War Production Board

The War Production Board (WPB) was an agency of the United States government that supervised war production during World War II. President Franklin D. Roosevelt established it on January 16, 1942, with Executive Order 9024.

Works associated with this person or group

  • Poster, You Knock ‘Em Out…, 1942

    A pilot sits in his plane with the hood open looking like he’s about to fly out. He is giving a thumbs-up pointing to the notches he’s made on his…

  • Poster, He’s A Fighting Fool, 1942

    A soldier stands behind a large artillery gun. There are small planes just over his head. Diagonnally across the top is blue text which reads “He’s a fighting fool give…