A menace we must beat! "We need your metal to help fight the U-boat!"

Description:

Black and white drawing. In the distance, a boat or ship is sinking, with smoke rising from it. In the foreground is a periscope rising from the water. A Nazi symbol can be seen under the surface of the water below it. Nearby, an apparently wounded man floats on a piece of debris on the water. At the upper right is a portrait of Admiral Nimitz and the quoted caption.

Creator(s):
Creation Date: 1943  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Poster Collection
World War Two Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 201
Past 30 days: 3
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Artist):
Kirby, Rollin, 1875-1952.

Rollin Kirby was a political cartoonist. Many of his drawings are in the Library of Congress collection.

Creator (Author):
Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: [Washington, D.C.]
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1943
Description:

Black and white drawing. In the distance, a boat or ship is sinking, with smoke rising from it. In the foreground is a periscope rising from the water. A Nazi symbol can be seen under the surface of the water below it. Nearby, an apparently wounded man floats on a piece of debris on the water. At the upper right is a portrait of Admiral Nimitz and the quoted caption.

Note:

"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1943 O-536381"

"U.S. Army"--Appears with U.S. seal at bottom of poster.

Not listed in library catalogs or indexes as of 4/23/2004.

Physical Description:

1 poster : b&w ; 51 x 41 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): metal | U-boat | submarine | swastika | Admiral Nimitz | war supplies | sinking ship | wounded man
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
World War Poster Collection
Collection:
World War Two Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Database No. 491
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Historical Collection Accession No. Y2251
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW2 Kirby 3
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc257
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public