Your metal saves our convoys : keep it coming!

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Description

In the foreground, a man stands on a platform on a ship, shouting through a megaphone at several other men on deck who are loading and firing a large cannon-like weapon toward the sea. Other ships can be seen in the background.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 51 x 71 cm.

Creation Information

Helck, Peter, 1893-1988. 1943.

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 680 times , with 96 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Description

In the foreground, a man stands on a platform on a ship, shouting through a megaphone at several other men on deck who are loading and firing a large cannon-like weapon toward the sea. Other ships can be seen in the background.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 51 x 71 cm.

Notes

"U.S. Army"--At lower left corner of poster with U.S. seal.

"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1943-O-541432"

Artist's name found at Center of Military History web site: http://www.history.army.mil/art/Posters/
World%20War%20II/WW2.htm

Not listed in GPO Monthly Catalog, 1943-1945, or Supplements. Not listed in Checklist.

This poster in a larger size (28.4" x 39.8") is listed in the 1944 Monthly Catalog, p. 467 (Sudoc no. W 107.8:M 56/7).

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 748
  • Accession or Local Control No: Historical Collection Accession No. Y2268
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 Helck 1
  • OCLC: 64575007 | External Link
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2962328 | External Link
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc190

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

  • 1943

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 13, 2006, 12:22 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 8, 2015, 8:02 p.m.

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Helck, Peter, 1893-1988. Your metal saves our convoys : keep it coming!, poster, 1943; [ D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc190/: accessed November 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.