Someone talked!

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A man's head and arm are seen barely above black water. The man looks and points toward the viewer.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 56 x 36 cm.

Creation Information

Siebel, Frederick 1942.


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A man's head and arm are seen barely above black water. The man looks and points toward the viewer.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 56 x 36 cm.


"OWI Poster No. 18. Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquiries, Office of War Information, Washington, D.C."

"U.S. Government Printing Office : [194]2-O-496733". (Piece of printer's mark missing because of pinhole.)

Listed in 1943 Monthly Catalog, p. 208.

Known to have been issued in at least 3 sizes.

UNT Library has another copy, 72 cm x 56 cm (Historical Collection no. Y2034; DB #273).


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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 271
  • Government Documents No.: PR 32.5015:18/2
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 Siebel 2
  • OCLC: 62875989
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2908753 | View in Discover
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc429


This poster is part of the following collections of related materials.

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 World War II 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

  • 1942

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 12, 2006, 9:08 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • May 25, 2018, 5:48 p.m.

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Siebel, Frederick. Someone talked!, poster, 1942; [Washington D.C.]. ( accessed December 1, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library,; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.

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