The Complete Willie Gillis Series By Normal Rockwell

The fictional character was created by Rockwell for a wartime series commissioned by the Saturday Evening Post. Over the course of eleven covers, Willie took readers on journey as he transformed from everyman to an American soldier and finally a student studying at college on the G.I. Bill.

1. Oct. 4, 1941 - Willie Gillis: Food Package

2. Nov. 29, 1941 - Willie Gillis: Home Sweet Home

3. Feb. 7, 1942 - Willie Gillis: USO

4. Apr. 11, 1942 - Willie Gillis: Hometown News

5. Jun. 27, 1942 - Willie Gillis: What To Do in a Blackout

6. Jul. 25, 1942 - Willie Gillis in Church

7. Sept. 5, 1942 - Willie Gillis: Girls with Letters

8. Jun. 26, 1943 - Willie Gillis: Cat’s Cradle

9. Jan. 1, 1944 - Willie Gillis: New Year’s Eve

10. Sept. 16, 1944 - Willie Gillis: Gillis Heritage

11. Oct. 5, 1946 - Willie Gillis in College

Check out more articles on BuzzFeed.com!

 
 
          
    Hot Buzz

    19 Women With Downright Beautiful Facial Piercings

    viral

    A Photo Of A Man Giving A Woman Oral Sex On Stage At A Punk Rock Show Has Gone Viral

    viral
    Now Buzzing