I never would have come up with this jawdropper, and although no one on the Web seems to have an identity for the artist, “JD,” I am fairly certain it was James Henry Daughtery (1881-1974), based on the style and his involvement with the WPA.
Not going home after all.
Appearances can be deceiving.
My absolute favorite. Posted in England as American troops massed there for D-Day.
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My thanks to Bruce Townley for the inspiration.