A careless word-- : --a needless sinking.

Description:

A ship at sea burns in the background while sailors row away in a life boat. Some are wearing life vests and some appear to be wounded.

Creator(s):
Creation Date: 1942  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Two Collection
World War Poster Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 2,952
Past 30 days: 45
Yesterday: 1
Creator (Artist):
Creator (Author):
Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1942
Description:

A ship at sea burns in the background while sailors row away in a life boat. Some are wearing life vests and some appear to be wounded.

Note:

"Anton Otto Fischer"--Printed at lower left corner of picture.

"OWI Poster No. 24. Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquiries, Office of War Information, Washington, D. C. "--Printed at bottom of poster, below picture.

"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1942-O-502219"

Listed in 1943 Monthly Catalog, p. 488.

UNT Library has another copy. (Historical Collection no. Y2029; DB #244)

Physical Description:

1 poster : col. ; 72 x 56 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): ship | silence | don't talk | loose lips sink ships | life boat | civilian responsibility | sailors | wounded sailors
Series Title: OWI poster ; no. 24.
Alternate Title: Needless sinking
Series Title: American War Posters
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
World War Two Collection
Collection:
World War Poster Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Database No. 243
  • GOVNO: PR 32.5015:24
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW2 Fischer 1
  • UNTCAT: b2846820 |
  • OCLC: 40636871 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc449
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public