Lord Kitchener Wants You

8/2/2014 - 8/8/2014

In 1914, Britain's Lord Kitchener was named Secretary of State for War. Already known for his military exploits, he oversaw heavy recruitment for the British Army. One of the most famous and replicated propaganda/recruitment posters of all time displayed Kitchener pointing at the viewer demanding he "Wants You" to join the Army. Since that time, countless posters, i.e. Uncle Sam, have been created around the world imitating the "I Want you" finger point.