They've got the guts : back 'em up with more metal.

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

Description

Color image of two soldiers in combat uniforms. One is shooting a military rifle and the other has just landed next to him by parachute. Additional parachutes can be seen in the distance.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 72 x 99 cm.

Creation Information

Cornwell, Dean, 1892-1960. 1943.

Context

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 4306 times , with 186 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Titles

  • Main Title: They've got the guts : back 'em up with more metal.
  • Series Title: American War Posters

Description

Color image of two soldiers in combat uniforms. One is shooting a military rifle and the other has just landed next to him by parachute. Additional parachutes can be seen in the distance.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 72 x 99 cm.

Notes

"U.S. Army"--At lower left corner with U.S. seal.

"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1943-O-514622"

This poster is not listed in Cumulative Title Index or GPO Monthly Catalog as of 7/2/02; not listed in OCLC as of 4/23/2004.

In 1943 Monthly Catalog, p. 1373 is a related poster by Dean Cornwell, "They've got the guts, give 'em more firepower".

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 74
  • Accession or Local Control No: Historical Collection Accession No. Y2255
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 Cornwell 2
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc564

Collections

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 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

  • 1943

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 12, 2006, 9:04 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 8, 2015, 7 p.m.

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Cornwell, Dean, 1892-1960. They've got the guts : back 'em up with more metal., poster, 1943; [Washington D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc564/: accessed November 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.