Enemy ears are listening.

One of 388 posters in the series: American War Posters available on this site.

Description

The poster depicts Benito Mussolini, Hideki Tojo, and Adolf Hitler. Only one hand and the head of each man is shown. Each has his hand cupped around one ear. On Tojo's hand is a pinky ring and the artist's signature "Iligan" is written on his wrist, with a small inverted black triangle symbol below it.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 35 x 66 cm.

Creation Information

Iligan, Ralph, 1893-1960. 1942.

Context

This poster is part of the collection entitled: World War Poster Collection and one other and was provided by UNT Libraries Government Documents Department to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 2547 times , with 64 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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The poster depicts Benito Mussolini, Hideki Tojo, and Adolf Hitler. Only one hand and the head of each man is shown. Each has his hand cupped around one ear. On Tojo's hand is a pinky ring and the artist's signature "Iligan" is written on his wrist, with a small inverted black triangle symbol below it.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 35 x 66 cm.

Notes

"For additional copies write to Graphics Division, Office of War Information, Washington, D. C.: Specify OWI No. 5"

"U. S. Government Printing Office : 1942-O-480485"

Listed in 1943 Monthly Catalog, p. 94.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 801
  • Government Documents No.: PR 32.5015:5
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 Iligan 1
  • OCLC: 48174420 | External Link
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2848197 | External Link
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc148

Collections

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World War Poster Collection

From World War I French victory figures to grim views of the Nazi regime, these posters demonstrate the power of words and images.

World War Two Collection

These materials focus on WWII and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials created during the time period, materials may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

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Creation Date

  • 1942

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 13, 2006, 1:51 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 8, 2015, 6:36 p.m.

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Iligan, Ralph, 1893-1960. Enemy ears are listening., poster, 1942; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc148/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.