About John Daly

John Daly is a 2013 intern with the U.S. Naval Institute. He is a student at the College of the Holy Cross.

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Disney Insignia from World War II

Disney Insignia from World War II



During World War II, Disney had its artists draw up roughly 1,200 insignias for the U.S. military, many for Naval units. After Mickey Mouse rode a goose in a patch for a Naval Reserve squadron stationed at Floyd Bennett Field in New York, the illustrations became illustrious among units and inspired Naval artists to recreate the magic, designing their own logos in the Disney style. Read More