Full speed ahead! : produce for your Navy, victory begins at home!

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

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Color poster of a smaller boat attacking a large ship that flies the Japanese flag. This is a night scene. The ship has spotlights on and there is an explosion near the ship. In lower right corner of the painting there is a light blue rectangle of text superimposed over the painting with the title "U.S. NAVY DISPATCH" and a quote.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 105 x 78 cm.

Creation Information

Whitcomb, Jon. 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 532 times , with 15 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: Full speed ahead! : produce for your Navy, victory begins at home!
  • Alternate Title: Produce for your Navy, victory begins at home!
  • Series Title: American War Posters

Description

Color poster of a smaller boat attacking a large ship that flies the Japanese flag. This is a night scene. The ship has spotlights on and there is an explosion near the ship. In lower right corner of the painting there is a light blue rectangle of text superimposed over the painting with the title "U.S. NAVY DISPATCH" and a quote.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 105 x 78 cm.

Notes

Text on blue inset: "U.S. Navy Dispatch : To production lines U.S.A.--Speed counts afloat and ashore. When you beat your schedule you help us beat the enemy. Full speed ahead! : Lt. Cmdr. John Bulkeley, C.O. Motor Torpedo Squadron 3"

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 329
  • Accession or Local Control No: Historical Collection Accession No. WP No.# 16
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 Whitcomb 2
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc379

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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  • June 12, 2006, 10:11 p.m.

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  • April 18, 2013, 3 p.m.

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Whitcomb, Jon. Full speed ahead! : produce for your Navy, victory begins at home!, poster, Date Unknown; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc379/: accessed December 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.