Award for careless talk : don't discuss troop movements, ship sailings, war equipment.

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

Description

A hairy hand wearing a ring with a Nazi insignia holds an Iron Cross military decoration, also with a swastika on it. The poster background is red with a white border that has barbs pointing into the red area.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 66 x 51 cm.

Creation Information

Dohanos, Stevan, 1907-1994 1944.

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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 2302 times , with 88 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: Award for careless talk : don't discuss troop movements, ship sailings, war equipment.
  • Alternate Title: Don't discuss troop movements, ship sailings, war equipment
  • Series Title: American War Posters

Description

A hairy hand wearing a ring with a Nazi insignia holds an Iron Cross military decoration, also with a swastika on it. The poster background is red with a white border that has barbs pointing into the red area.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 66 x 51 cm.

Notes

"U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE : 1944-O-602587"

"Distributed for the issuing agencies by the Office of War Information."

Verso has original mailing information and extended text about the artist. (UNT copy was originally sent to Joseph Lyman Kingsbury, State Historical Collection, North Texas State Teacher College, Denton Texas from the U.S. War Department, Washington 25, DC.)

Poster originally issued in several sizes.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 078
  • Government Documents No.: W 3.46/1:AW 1/2
  • OCLC: 40636643 | External Link
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 Dohanos 2
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2849665 | External Link
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc560

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

  • 1944

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 12, 2006, 9:10 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • April 29, 2016, 7:12 p.m.

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Dohanos, Stevan, 1907-1994. Award for careless talk : don't discuss troop movements, ship sailings, war equipment., poster, 1944; [Washington, D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc560/: accessed November 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.