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Please help me bring Kilroy, a grafitti character from WWII, back! Please re-pin, and post anywhere you can figure out how to! thanks!!!

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Fad during WWII - Graffiti of Kilroy was here from the US soldiers. UK, Australia, and Canada all had their own variations, some predating Kilroy

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Did You Know "Kilroy was Here" Can Be Found On National WWII Memorial In Washington? - https://www.warhistoryonline.com/featured/kilroy-was-here-national-wwii-memorial.html

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Kilroy was here!

Before war's end, Kilroy had been everywhere from Berlin to Tokyo. Then the GIs brought him home where he caught on with the general population

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Kilroy was here is an American popular culture expression that became popular during World War II; it is typically seen in graffiti. Its origins are debated, but the phrase and the distinctive accompanying doodle—a bald-headed man (possibly with a few hairs) with a prominent nose peeking over a wall with the fingers of each hand clutching the wall—became associated with GI's in the 1940s.

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Kilroy was Here--GIs placed the symbol everywhere during WWII. James J. Kilroy, a shipyard inspector, won the 1946 Transit Company of America prize of a real trolly car after proving his authenticity.

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