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Dr. Theodor S. Geisel | Ted Geisel | Theodor S. Geisel | Theodor Seuss Geisel | Theodor Geisel | Theo LeSieg
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In 1942, he was placed in charge of the Animation Division of the Armed Forces Motion Picture unit by Colonel Frank Capra
. Under his administration, a series of instructional cartoons featuring the character Private Snafu (an unofficial acronym for "Situation Normal, All [Fouled] Up") were produced from 1942 to 1945. Snafu's concept and name were created by Capra, and the character designed by
He expresses his views in social and political issues in his own books (e.g. The Lorax, The Sneetches, The Butter Battle Book, Yertle the Turtle, The Grinch, & Horton Hears a Who).