"--Pass the ammunition" : o.k. soldier--that's our job!

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

Description

A smiling soldier in a combat uniform and helmet carries a wooden box. The box is stamped, '50 FU ZES P.D., M46'. In the background are artillery guns firing into a dark sky and another soldier carrying a similar box toward the battlefield.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 102 x 72 cm.

Creation Information

Stanley, Frederic. 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 804 times , with 52 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: "--Pass the ammunition" : o.k. soldier--that's our job!
  • Series Title: American War Posters

Description

A smiling soldier in a combat uniform and helmet carries a wooden box. The box is stamped, '50 FU ZES P.D., M46'. In the background are artillery guns firing into a dark sky and another soldier carrying a similar box toward the battlefield.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 102 x 72 cm.

Notes

"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1943-O-545042"

At lower right corner of poster: "Ordnance Department, U.S. Army", with bomb logo and slogan: "Keep 'em shooting!"

Listed in 1943 Monthly Catalog, p. 1508.

A similar poster with variant caption ("... pass the ammunition, the Army needs more lumber) is in the UNT Libraries' collection (Historical Collection no. Y2229; DB #390). Both have the same printer's mark.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 389
  • Government Documents No.: W 34.29/1:AM 6
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 Stanley 2
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc343

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 12, 2006, 10:44 p.m.

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  • Oct. 8, 2015, 6:54 p.m.

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Stanley, Frederic. "--Pass the ammunition" : o.k. soldier--that's our job!, poster, 1943; [Washington D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc343/: accessed April 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.