An open letter to the unconquerable Greeks.

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

Description

A poem by Joseph Auslander praises the Greeks for defying the enemies in World War II. The text of the poem is framed by an illustration depicting a group of Greek people, some in tattered clothing, some injured or dying, among ancient ruins. Behind them, on the right, is the Parthenon.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 37 x 30 cm.

Creation Information

Riggs, Robert, 1896-1970. & Auslander, Joseph, 1897-1965. 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 587 times , with 7 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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

Description

A poem by Joseph Auslander praises the Greeks for defying the enemies in World War II. The text of the poem is framed by an illustration depicting a group of Greek people, some in tattered clothing, some injured or dying, among ancient ruins. Behind them, on the right, is the Parthenon.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 37 x 30 cm.

Notes

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

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

The Saturday Evening Post. 216 (25 September 1943): 11.

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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, 12:07 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Sept. 23, 2011, 1:38 p.m.

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Yesterday: 1
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Riggs, Robert, 1896-1970. & Auslander, Joseph, 1897-1965. An open letter to the unconquerable Greeks., poster, 1943; [Philadelphia, Pa.?]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc261/: accessed January 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.