The author of this poster was trying to emphasize the importance of American citizens to the war effort. He uses the image of a solider praying his equipment works. The author directly connects the quality of the equipment soldiers use to the American people. His perspective is that the American people are vital to keeping the soldiers alive, by giving them the equipment they need to survive. The objective of this poster is to make Americans feel like they have an important part in the war. The captions make it seem like Americans are the cause for either life or death of American soldiers. This poster promotes support of the war.