Military courtesy.

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

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Uniforms and insignia for the armed forces of the United States, U.S.S.R., France, Poland, China, and the British Empire are illustrated. Additional text describes the salutes and forms of address used by each country's military.

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1 poster : col. ; 89 x 119 cm.

Creation Information

CGS 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 1846 times , with 94 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Description

Uniforms and insignia for the armed forces of the United States, U.S.S.R., France, Poland, China, and the British Empire are illustrated. Additional text describes the salutes and forms of address used by each country's military.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 89 x 119 cm.

Notes

"Distributed by Army Orientation Course, Special Services Division ... War Department ... Pentagon Bldg., Washington, D.C."

The same image is on verso of Newsmap, V. 1, no. 48, Monday, March 22, 1943.

According to the Monthly Catalog, the Services of Supply of the War Dept. became the Army Service Forces on March 12, 1943. However, the agency name change is not reflected on this poster.

Previously classed: 940.54 no.9.

Cataloged in the UNT Libraries' shelflist card file.

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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, 11:12 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • May 5, 2016, 2:39 p.m.

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CGS. Military courtesy., poster, 1943; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc245/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.