Get a load of this-- : the Army needs lumber for crates and boxes.

Get a load of this-- : the Army needs lumber for crates and boxes.

Date: 1943
Creator: Karl, J.
Description: Color poster of three soldiers loading crates with a lifting device consisting of ropes attached to a metal hook. Two soldiers are shirtless; all are wearing helmets. In the background, bombs explode in the water near a boat loaded with wooden crates.
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The Yanks are there! : the Army needs lumber for trucks.

The Yanks are there! : the Army needs lumber for trucks.

Date: 1943
Creator: Schmidt, Felix.
Description: Color illustration of a long line of military trucks snaking their way through a mountainous area. At the very front of the picture is a soldier on a motorcycle, smiling, with his left arm raised in the air. In the truck behind him are other soldiers waving from the covered truck bed.
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"Keep that lumber coming!"

"Keep that lumber coming!"

Date: 1943
Creator: Winslow, Earle, 1884-1969.
Description: Soldiers carry a beam of wood down to a river where a bridge is being built. The soldier on the right side of the picture is looking back and shouting toward the viewer. In the background is tropical scenery, an explosion, and artillery.
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Wood follows the flag.

Wood follows the flag.

Date: 1943
Creator: United States. War Department. Bureau of Public Relations.
Description: A series of red-tinted photographs depict the use of wood for war purposes. Each photo has a caption describing how the wood is being used.
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"Lumber production is falling behind our war needs. To save American soldiers' lives, we must provide the lumber our armed forces need--now!"

"Lumber production is falling behind our war needs. To save American soldiers' lives, we must provide the lumber our armed forces need--now!"

Date: 1943
Creator: United States. War Department. Bureau of Public Relations.
Description: Poster shows four different black and white photos depicting the process of building a PT (patrol torpedo) boat; from cutting down a tree, through construction, up to the finished product. The quote appears in the middle, with a red border around it.
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Lumber does its stuff --a long way from home.

Lumber does its stuff --a long way from home.

Date: 1943
Creator: United States. War Department. Bureau of Public Relations.
Description: Poster consists of photographs and text in a purple-red tone. Six photographs depict the use of lumber by the U.S. armed forces in World War II: to build bridges, tents, and life rafts, and to ship supplies. Photos also illustrate how wooden shipping crates are re-used by field post offices and commissaries in the South Pacific.
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