Beer In Ads #1017: The Ammunition Is Being Passed


Monday’s ad is for Budweiser, from 1943. In honor of Veterans Day, it’s a World War 2 era Navy ad. The tagline, “The Ammunition is being passed,” is a reference to “Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition” an patriotic song written by Frank Loesser in 1942. It was a response to the attack on Pearl Harbor that marked American involvement in World War II.

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