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 Resource Type: Poster
 Decade: 1940-1949
 Collection: World War Poster Collection
"Keep 'em rolling, pal. On the production line, we're fighters, too. We'll give 'em a beating they'll never forget." Produce for victory!

"Keep 'em rolling, pal. On the production line, we're fighters, too. We'll give 'em a beating they'll never forget." Produce for victory!

Date: 1942
Creator: Hagel, Otto, 1909-1973.
Description: A working man smiles at the viewer. He has goggles on his forehead and is wearing a torn sweatshirt.
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Soldiers' life : make the regular Army your career.

Soldiers' life : make the regular Army your career.

Date: [1941]
Creator: Woodburn, Tom B.
Description: Color image of a soldier in an early World War II U.S. Army uniform and helmet, carrying a rifle. The soldier smiles as he walks. The background of the poster is blue.
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Women-- our wounded need your care!  : you can serve as medical technicians, surgical technicians, and other Army hospital assignments : join a hospital company ... Women's Army Corps.

Women-- our wounded need your care! : you can serve as medical technicians, surgical technicians, and other Army hospital assignments : join a hospital company ... Women's Army Corps.

Date: 1945
Creator: United States. Army.
Description: Color illustration of a woman in a blue uniform dress and brown shoes, carrying a silver tray with a white cloth draped over it. Behind her are faint images of hospital beds. At right is a small image of two silver discs, one showing the head of Pallas Athene and the other showing a caduceus.
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Springs with stings ... : you can speed victory by salvaging and selling old metal. The steel industry needs scrap!

Springs with stings ... : you can speed victory by salvaging and selling old metal. The steel industry needs scrap!

Date: 1942
Creator: Artzybasheff, Boris, 1899-1965.
Description: A black & white drawing on the top half of the poster shows a metal spring figure pinching a cartoon Hitler's nose. Hitler's bare arms and legs form a swastika, and he holds a knife. The lower portion of the poster is text, with a small picture displaying various steel products. Under drawing is text and picture saying what steel is used for. The company's name, address, and logo appear at the bottom. Red text at the bottom explains the purpose of the advertisement and where it appears: Time and Business Week.
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[Happy days!]

[Happy days!]

Date: 1942
Creator: Artzybasheff, Boris, 1899-1965.
Description: Cartoon drawing. Hitler, Mussolini, and a Japanese character are depicted as apes behind a chain-link fence or cage. A pear tree is seen in the foreground, outside the fence. A dead tree is seen in the background, inside the fence.
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[Springs with stings]

[Springs with stings]

Date: 1942
Creator: Artzybasheff, Boris, 1899-1965.
Description: A figure made of wire and springs pinches the nose of a caricature of Adolf Hitler, whose arms and legs form a swastika. Hitler holds a knife in one hand.
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[Wire with a kick]

[Wire with a kick]

Date: 1942
Creator: Artzybasheff, Boris, 1899-1965.
Description: A figure made of wire kicks a swastika-shaped caricature of Hitler. In the background at right is a factory with smokestacks. In the background at left are flames rising from the ocean.
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The bugle sounds : enlist in the U.S. Army now : your country needs you.

The bugle sounds : enlist in the U.S. Army now : your country needs you.

Date: [1941?]
Creator: unknown
Description: Poster in red, white, and blue tones includes an illustration of a military airplane and a photograph of men driving armored vehicles.
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Ideas will help beat the promise : let's have yours!

Ideas will help beat the promise : let's have yours!

Date: [1942]
Creator: RCA Manufacturing Company, inc.
Description: Stylized image of a man in overalls and cap, lifting the top off of a large concrete sculpture of a head to reveal the machinery which is its inner workings. The man scratches his head; around him are several captions of the word: "Idea?".
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Help RCA, help USA : you and I : beat the promise.

Help RCA, help USA : you and I : beat the promise.

Date: [1942]
Creator: RCA Manufacturing Company, inc.
Description: In the foreground are two clasped hands, one representing Uncle Sam with a blue and gold-starred jacket sleeve; in the background is a factory with smokestacks. A U.S. flag stripe design connects the two images.
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Making America strong : industry's ever improving mass production methods step up output of latest type war planes.

Making America strong : industry's ever improving mass production methods step up output of latest type war planes.

Date: [1942?]
Creator: National Association of Manufacturers (U.S.)
Description: Black & white poster features comic-book style drawings of machinery used to produce airplanes. In the upper right corner is an image of Uncle Sam pointing out to some people a flying military airplane which is seen through a large "hole" drawn in the poster.
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"We did it then, we will do it again" : beat the promise.

"We did it then, we will do it again" : beat the promise.

Date: [1941-1942?]
Creator: unknown
Description: This poster depicts an army of workers marching from "1919" to "1941" alluding to America's military intervention in the First World War and tracing that heritage to the Second World War. In the center is an image of a 1919 letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt, then Acting Secretary of the Navy, to Eldridge R. Johnson, President of Victor Talking Machine Company.
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"Sweat, fella -- sweat! The more we sweat, the less our boys bleed. Let's give 'em what it takes to knock out the enemy." Produce for victory!

"Sweat, fella -- sweat! The more we sweat, the less our boys bleed. Let's give 'em what it takes to knock out the enemy." Produce for victory!

Date: 1942
Creator: Sheldon-Claire Co.
Description: A smiling man wipes sweat from his neck. He wears goggles on his forehead and cap on his head. Heavy machinery or parts can be seen in the background.
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Now is the time! : apply at the nearest U.S. Army recruiting and induction station.

Now is the time! : apply at the nearest U.S. Army recruiting and induction station.

Date: [1942]
Creator: unknown
Description: A large black & white photograph of a man's head is shown against a pink-toned background. The background is a collage of photographs showing various military occupations. A white inset at left lists various branches of service.
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Bonds or bondage : everybody--every pay day 10%.

Bonds or bondage : everybody--every pay day 10%.

Date: [1941-1942?]
Creator: unknown
Description: Image of a man in cap and overalls, with outstretched arms and legs. In one hand he holds a U.S. flag; his other hand and leg are chained to a swastika-inscribed ball. One side of his face smiles; the other side is weary. The poster background is also split in two halves: On the left is a landscape of farm lands, industrial smoke stacks, and skyscrapers; on the right is a dark barren landscape.
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"The stuff our soldiers need is comin'-- but fast!  We're workin' like hell to give them everything they need to beat the livin' daylights out of those _ _ _ _!" : produce for victory!

"The stuff our soldiers need is comin'-- but fast! We're workin' like hell to give them everything they need to beat the livin' daylights out of those _ _ _ _!" : produce for victory!

Date: 1942
Creator: Sheldon-Claire Co.
Description: A gray- or blond-haired man, possibly a miner, looks directly at the viewer. He wears a hardhat with a lamp on it, a brown leather jacket, and appears to have soot on his face.
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Men of 18 and 19 : now you can choose your branch of service.

Men of 18 and 19 : now you can choose your branch of service.

Date: October 17, 1942
Creator: unknown
Description: Poster in black & white and green tones. The main image is a green-tinted photograph of head and shoulders of a soldier in a helmet, looking upward. A white inset at right lists various branches of service.
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Red Army encircling Balkans.

Red Army encircling Balkans.

Date: 1944
Creator: O'Donohoe, J.
Description: Black & white newsmap showing the planned paths of the Soviet armed forces through eastern Europe toward Berlin, Germany.
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China fights on.

China fights on.

Date: [1941-1946?]
Creator: Gaydos.
Description: A Chinese man in military uniform and cap looks toward the sky. Several tiny planes circle him. The planes and his cap bear the 12-pointed sun symbol of the Chinese forces. Near the right edge of the poster are four Chinese characters in red. The characters roughly translate as "Unite Against the Enemy and Rebuild Our Nation."
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"Guts -- and sweat -- that's the stuff victory is made of! We're fighting this war to win -- and every mother's son of us is doing his job --  Who said, America is soft?" : produce for victory!

"Guts -- and sweat -- that's the stuff victory is made of! We're fighting this war to win -- and every mother's son of us is doing his job -- Who said, America is soft?" : produce for victory!

Date: 1942
Creator: Sheldon-Claire Co.
Description: A group of men of various ages, dressed in dirty work clothing, appear to be ready to work harder to aid the war effort.
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Put the squeeze on the Japanese : beat your promise.

Put the squeeze on the Japanese : beat your promise.

Date: [1941-1942?]
Creator: unknown
Description: A caucasian man representing American workers squeezes a large clamp around a caricature of Hideki Tojo. The worker wears a sleeveless undershirt labeled "Increased Production". His watch says "RCA". A caption behind his hat says "You and I". Tojo appears to be shouting, as illustrated by several (presumably) Japanese characters. He is reaching toward a bloody sword labeled: "Remember Pearl Harbor!" In the background are battleships, firing tanks, flying airplanes, and lightning bolts.
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"Gosh! Look at 'em fly! My Pop helps make those planes. With flyers like that and workers like my Pop -- us Americans are sure gonna win this scrap!" : produce for victory!

"Gosh! Look at 'em fly! My Pop helps make those planes. With flyers like that and workers like my Pop -- us Americans are sure gonna win this scrap!" : produce for victory!

Date: 1942
Creator: Sheldon-Claire Co.
Description: A young boy expresses amazement at American air power. He has a freckled face, blond hair, and wears a straw hat.
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"Man for man, America's workers and America's soldiers are the best in the world! We helped them build our nation -- we'll help them defend it." Produce for victory!

"Man for man, America's workers and America's soldiers are the best in the world! We helped them build our nation -- we'll help them defend it." Produce for victory!

Date: 1942
Creator: Sheldon-Claire Co.
Description: A young woman works on a machine part. Her reddish hair is coiffed and she wears a neatly pressed blue work uniform.
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"Every rivet we drive -- every bolt we turn -- every ounce we sweat, brings victory a little closer. Breaking production records is the American way of doing things!" : produce for victory!

"Every rivet we drive -- every bolt we turn -- every ounce we sweat, brings victory a little closer. Breaking production records is the American way of doing things!" : produce for victory!

Date: 1942
Creator: Shafer, Paul.
Description: An older and tired looking factory worker appears determined to contribute to the war effort. He wears a brown cap with a slogan button pinned on it.
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