The five Sullivan brothers, "missing in action" off the Solomons : they did their part.

One of 45 posters in the series: OWI poster available on this site.

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Black & white photograph of the five Sullivan brothers in U.S. Navy uniforms, standing behind a bulkhead door, with blue service stars above each head. Red border. From left to right: Joseph Eugene Sullivan, Francis Henry Sullivan, Albert Leo Sullivan, Madison Abel Sullivan, and George Thomas Sullivan.

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1 poster : col. ; 72 x 56 cm.

Creation Information

United States. Office of War Information. Division of Public Inquiries. 1943.

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  • Main Title: The five Sullivan brothers, "missing in action" off the Solomons : they did their part.
  • Series Title: OWI poster ; no. 42.

Description

Black & white photograph of the five Sullivan brothers in U.S. Navy uniforms, standing behind a bulkhead door, with blue service stars above each head. Red border. From left to right: Joseph Eugene Sullivan, Francis Henry Sullivan, Albert Leo Sullivan, Madison Abel Sullivan, and George Thomas Sullivan.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 72 x 56 cm.

Notes

Additional information about the Sullivan brothers, who died in the sinking of the USS Juneau in 1942, is available at the U.S. Navy web site: http://www.history.navy.mil/faqs/faq72-1.htm .

"OWI Poster No. 42. 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 : 1943-O-510254"

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 118
  • Government Documents No.: PR 32.5015:42
  • OCLC: 40636929 | External Link
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 OWI 12
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2847155 | External Link
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc532

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

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  • June 12, 2006, 9:37 p.m.

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  • Oct. 8, 2015, 6:36 p.m.

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United States. Office of War Information. Division of Public Inquiries. The five Sullivan brothers, "missing in action" off the Solomons : they did their part., poster, 1943; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc532/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.