We have just begun to fight!

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

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Black & white illustration of a soldier in a combat uniform and helmet. He has one arm raised and appears to be shouting. In his other arm he holds a rife with bayonet.

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1 poster : col. ; 71 x 51 cm.

Creation Information

United States. Office of War Information. 1943.

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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 40385 times , with 81 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Black & white illustration of a soldier in a combat uniform and helmet. He has one arm raised and appears to be shouting. In his other arm he holds a rife with bayonet.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 71 x 51 cm.

Notes

Listed to right of image:
"Pearl Harbor, Bataan, Coral Sea, Midway, Guadalcanal, New Guinea, Bismarck Sea, Casablanca, Algiers, Tunisia"

In bottom margin:
"OWI Poster No. 62. Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquiries, Office of War Information, Washington, D. C."
"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1943-O-527284"

The image on this poster closely resembles that of a well-known French WWI poster: "On les aura!" by Abel Faivre.

Listed in 1943 Monthly Catalog, p. 1021.

A smaller version is listed in 1944 Monthly Catalog, p. 85.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 794
  • Government Documents No.: PR 32.5015:62
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 OWI 4
  • OCLC: 12495953 | External Link
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2849527 | External Link
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc153

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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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  • 1943

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 13, 2006, 1:40 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • May 25, 2018, 5:59 p.m.

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United States. Office of War Information. We have just begun to fight!, poster, 1943; Washington D. C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc153/: accessed October 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.