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 Collection: World War Poster Collection
The Atlantic charter.

The Atlantic charter.

Date: 1943
Creator: United States. Office of War Information. Division of Public Inquiries.
Description: All-lettered poster in black & white. Text of the Atlantic Charter of August 14, 1941, signed by Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill. Title and heading at top. Two columns of text below in italics.
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The avenger's shadow : more metal for U.S. planes, tanks, guns.

The avenger's shadow : more metal for U.S. planes, tanks, guns.

Date: 1943
Creator: Kirby, Rollin, 1875-1952
Description: Black and white drawing. A caricatured Japanese soldier holding a smoking gun stands over a fallen man labeled "U.S. pilot". In the distance is a pagoda. At right is a large shadow of a man's head and and shoulders, which appears to be descending over the Japanese soldier. He wears a miner's helmet and the words "more metal for U.S. planes, tanks, guns" appear on his shadow.
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Award for careless talk : don't discuss troop movements, ship sailings, war equipment.

Award for careless talk : don't discuss troop movements, ship sailings, war equipment.

Date: 1944
Creator: Dohanos, Stevan, 1907-1994
Description: A hairy hand wearing a ring with a Nazi insignia holds an Iron Cross military decoration, also with a swastika on it. The poster background is red with a white border that has barbs pointing into the red area.
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Back 'em up with more metal.

Back 'em up with more metal.

Date: 1942
Creator: Von Schmidt, Harold, 1893-1982
Description: Color poster of two army soldiers in camouflage, holding rifles, crawling on their bellies on the grass at night.
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Back 'em up with more metal.

Back 'em up with more metal.

Date: 1942
Creator: Stoops, Herbert Morton
Description: Color poster of at least seven soldiers in uniforms and helmets surrounding an anti-aircraft gun which is firing. Other guns can be seen firing in the background.
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Back the attack! : buy war bonds.

Back the attack! : buy war bonds.

Date: [1943]
Creator: Schreiber, Georges, 1904-1977.
Description: Color poster of a battle scene. A soldier lies on the ground and holds his military rifle in a ready position. Several parachutes can be seen the sky above and descending around the soldier.
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Back your future with U.S. savings bonds.

Back your future with U.S. savings bonds.

Date: 1946
Creator: Englert.
Description: Small color poster. A neatly-dressed family (father, mother, young boy and slightly older girl) smiles and looks upward. The boy holds a red toy plane and the girl holds a book. In the foreground, an arm wearing an "Uncle Sam" style sleeve pulls back the corner of a large U.S. flag which appears to be hanging curtain-like over the family. In the background is a desert landscape.
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A battery of Britain's giant coastal-defence guns mounted on railway trucks.

A battery of Britain's giant coastal-defence guns mounted on railway trucks.

Date: unknown
Creator: Davies, Roland.
Description: Poster is a color drawing of a large military gun mounted on a train truck. The gun is being fired, and similar guns are seen firing in the distance. Small figures of soldiers can be seen covering their ears. The background is a brightly colored yellow and orange sky.
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The battle-wise infantryman -- is careful of what he says or writes : how about you?

The battle-wise infantryman -- is careful of what he says or writes : how about you?

Date: 1944
Creator: Schlaikjer, Jes Wilhelm, 1897-1982
Description: Color poster of head and shoulders of a helmeted Army soldier holding a rifle and looking toward the viewer. The background is a green color.
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Battleships of the Royal Navy, steaming in line ahead.

Battleships of the Royal Navy, steaming in line ahead.

Date: unknown
Creator: Davies, Roland.
Description: Color poster of four battleships at sea. One appears closest at right, and three are in the background. Each ship has large guns or cannons that are firing. Three airplanes fly in the sky above the ships.
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Be a cadet nurse : the girl with a future.

Be a cadet nurse : the girl with a future.

Date: 1944
Creator: Whitcomb, Jon.
Description: Color poster of two women in cadet nurse uniforms (probably two views of the same woman). The woman on the left wears a military-style uniform with blue jacket and cap. The woman on the right wears a white nurse's uniform with a nurse's cap. Both women are wearing cadet nurse shoulder patches and caduceus (medical symbol) pins.
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Be a Victory Farm Volunteer in the U.S. Crop Corps : see your principal.

Be a Victory Farm Volunteer in the U.S. Crop Corps : see your principal.

Date: 1943
Creator: National Victory Farm Volunteers (U.S.)
Description: The main part of the poster is a large black-and white photograph of the faces of a smiling teenage girl and boy. The lower part of the poster is a green-tinted photograph of young volunteers harvesting potatoes. A farmer on a mule- or horse-drawn farm machine can be seen in the background. The sky in the background is colored blue.
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Be patriotic : sign your country's pledge to save the food.

Be patriotic : sign your country's pledge to save the food.

Date: 1917
Creator: Stahr, Paul, 1883-1953.
Description: Color poster of a woman with her hands extended toward the viewer. She is wearing an dress that appears to be made from a draped U.S. flag, and a cap of a stars-and-stripes motif.
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Be with him at every mail call : V-mail is private, reliable, patriotic.

Be with him at every mail call : V-mail is private, reliable, patriotic.

Date: 1945
Creator: Hiller, Lejaren A., 1880-1969
Description: Poster shows a a smiling young woman in a pink blouse, sitting at a table or desk, writing a letter. Her image is superimposed on a monochromatic background picture of soldiers in the field receiving mail.
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Because somebody talked!

Because somebody talked!

Date: 1944
Creator: Heyman, Wesley
Description: Color poster shows a sad cocker spaniel with its head resting on sailor's collar on back of a blue chair. On the wall behind the chair hangs a "Gold Star" service flag with a red border, white center and yellow star in the middle. A gold star on a service flag signifies a family member who has died in war.
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Because somebody talked!

Because somebody talked!

Date: 1944
Creator: Heyman, Wesley
Description: Color poster shows a sad cocker spaniel with its head resting on sailor's collar on back of a blue chair. On the wall behind the chair hangs a "Gold Star" service flag with a red border, white center, and yellow star in the middle. A gold star on a service flag signifies a family member who has died in war.
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Become a nurse : your country needs you.

Become a nurse : your country needs you.

Date: 1942
Creator: American Nurses Association. Nursing Information Bureau.
Description: Color poster of a young woman receiving her nursing cap. A male (only the hands and sleeves are shown) is placing it on her head. He wears blue sleeves with a stars-and-stripes motif on the cuffs. The young woman wears a blue cotton uniform with a white collar, cuffs, and pocket handkerchief.
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Big guns of a British battleship. Each gun fires a shell weighing nearly one ton.

Big guns of a British battleship. Each gun fires a shell weighing nearly one ton.

Date: unknown
Creator: Davies, Roland.
Description: Color drawing of the view from a ship deck, as large cannon-type guns are firing from the deck, over the sea.
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A blow to the Axis, more lumber for the Army.

A blow to the Axis, more lumber for the Army.

Date: 1943
Creator: Von Schmidt, Harold, 1893-1982
Description: A shirtless man uses an axe to chop down a tree. He wears a hat and blue jeans, with a red bandana in his back pocket.
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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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A British anti-aircraft battery in action. More than 590 German raiders have been destroyed by anti-aircraft fire over Britain.

A British anti-aircraft battery in action. More than 590 German raiders have been destroyed by anti-aircraft fire over Britain.

Date: unknown
Creator: Gardner, James, 1907-1995.
Description: An image of soldiers firing large anti-aircraft guns into the sky.
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A British "Blenheim" bomber of the Coastal Command aids a British destroyer in smashing a German submarine.

A British "Blenheim" bomber of the Coastal Command aids a British destroyer in smashing a German submarine.

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Poster is a pastel drawing of an aircraft bombing a submarine. A British ship is shown behind the bombed submarine, and other ships can be seen in the distance.
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British bombers have carried out over 1,600 raids on Germany (up to May, 1941)

British bombers have carried out over 1,600 raids on Germany (up to May, 1941)

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Color poster is a stylized drawing of aircraft in battle. Four bomber planes are depicted in camouflage. A large explosion is shown at the upper left corner of the picture.
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A British short "Sunderland" flying boat patrolling the sea lanes.

A British short "Sunderland" flying boat patrolling the sea lanes.

Date: unknown
Creator: Davies, Roland.
Description: A "flying boat" aircraft is shown flying over the sea. A ship can be seen in the water below.
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