An open letter to the unconquerable Czechoslovaks.

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

Description

A poem praising the Czechoslovakians for defying the Nazis in World War II. Framing the poem is a painting showing the white, red, and blue flag of Czechoslovakia, with a man's face depicted in the left side of the flag in a blue triangle. An image of the double-tailed lion from the Czech heraldic emblem is superimposed over the flag on the right side. A war zone appears along the lower edge below the poem.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 37 x 29 cm.

Creation Information

Saalburg, Allen Russell, 1899-1987. & Auslander, Joseph, 1897-1965. Creation Date: Unknown.

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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 226 times , with 7 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Titles

  • Main Title: An open letter to the unconquerable Czechoslovaks.
  • Uniform Title: The Saturday evening post.
  • Series Title: American War Posters

Description

A poem praising the Czechoslovakians for defying the Nazis in World War II. Framing the poem is a painting showing the white, red, and blue flag of Czechoslovakia, with a man's face depicted in the left side of the flag in a blue triangle. An image of the double-tailed lion from the Czech heraldic emblem is superimposed over the flag on the right side. A war zone appears along the lower edge below the poem.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 37 x 29 cm.

Notes

"Pravda vítězí"--In upper left corner of picture. Translation: "Truth prevails."

"--from The Saturday Evening Post"--Printed at lower right corner below picture.

Part of a series of poems by Joseph Auslander to various countries.

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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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  • This poster's creation, acceptance, or submission date is unknown.

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 13, 2006, 12:10 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Sept. 23, 2011, 1:36 p.m.

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Saalburg, Allen Russell, 1899-1987. & Auslander, Joseph, 1897-1965. An open letter to the unconquerable Czechoslovaks., poster, Date Unknown; [Philadelphia, Pa.?]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc204/: accessed October 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.