German navy uniforms and insignia.

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Description

Color poster showing the insignia, patches, hats and uniforms of the German navy. The poster features four figures wearing different navy uniforms: a white summer uniform, a blue service dress uniform, a blue signal corps uniform, and a green officer's field service dress uniform. Also shown are the national emblems which appear on headgear and buttons. Also included are charts showing German pronunciation and a comparison of ratings (ranks) in U.S. and German navies.

Physical Description

1 Poster : col. ; 88 x 119 cm.

Creation Information

United States. Army. Services of Supply. Special Service Division. 1943.

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Color poster showing the insignia, patches, hats and uniforms of the German navy. The poster features four figures wearing different navy uniforms: a white summer uniform, a blue service dress uniform, a blue signal corps uniform, and a green officer's field service dress uniform. Also shown are the national emblems which appear on headgear and buttons. Also included are charts showing German pronunciation and a comparison of ratings (ranks) in U.S. and German navies.

Physical Description

1 Poster : col. ; 88 x 119 cm.

Notes

"Prepared by Division of Naval Intelligence in collaboration with Military Intelligence Service and the Military Intelligence Branch, Office Chief Signal Officer."

"Distributed by Army Orientation Course ... War Department ... Navy Distribution through Educational Services, BuPers, Navy Dept."

Cataloged in UNT Libraries' shelflist card file.

Same poster is on verso of Newsmap, V. 1, no. 46, Monday, March 8, 1943.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 128
  • Call Number: Dewey No. 940.54 no.008
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 AOC 3
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc525

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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  • 1943

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 12, 2006, 9:52 p.m.

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  • Oct. 8, 2015, 6:43 p.m.

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United States. Army. Services of Supply. Special Service Division. German navy uniforms and insignia., poster, 1943; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc525/: accessed June 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.