The enemy is listening : he wants to know what you know : keep it to yourself.

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

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All-lettered poster in black and red tones urging the reader not to discuss information which may affect national security.

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1 poster : col. ; 71 x 51 cm.

Creation Information

United States. Office of Facts and Figures. 1942.

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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 8674 times , with 177 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: The enemy is listening : he wants to know what you know : keep it to yourself.
  • Series Title: American War Posters

Description

All-lettered poster in black and red tones urging the reader not to discuss information which may affect national security.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 71 x 51 cm.

Notes

Additional text below poster caption:
"Military Intelligence Division, War Department"
"Office of Naval Intelligence, Navy Department"
"Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Justice"

"Office of Facts and Figures"--In lower right margin.

"U.S. Government Printing Office 16-26463-1"--Lower left margin.

"2033" written on front of poster in ink in top left corner and center of top.

Listed in 1942 Monthly Catalog, p. 431.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 115
  • Government Documents No.: PR 32.4702:EN 2
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 OFF 15
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc535

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

  • 1942

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 12, 2006, 9:34 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 29, 2017, 11:28 p.m.

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Yesterday: 4
Past 30 days: 177
Total Uses: 8,674

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United States. Office of Facts and Figures. The enemy is listening : he wants to know what you know : keep it to yourself., poster, 1942; [Washington D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc535/: accessed December 12, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.