A British "Blenheim" bomber of the Coastal Command aids a British destroyer in smashing a German submarine.

One of 30 posters in the series: British War Posters available on this site.

Description

Poster is a pastel drawing of an aircraft bombing a submarine. A British ship is shown behind the bombed submarine, and other ships can be seen in the distance.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 38 x 52 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. Creation Date: Unknown.

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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 430 times . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: A British "Blenheim" bomber of the Coastal Command aids a British destroyer in smashing a German submarine.
  • Series Title: British War Posters

Description

Poster is a pastel drawing of an aircraft bombing a submarine. A British ship is shown behind the bombed submarine, and other ships can be seen in the distance.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 38 x 52 cm.

Notes

"P.D."--Printed at lower right corner below picture.

Stamp on verso: "BRITISH INFORMATION SERVICES 30 Rockefeller Plaza New York City."

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 62
  • Accession or Local Control No: Historical Collection Accession No. Y2012
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 BIS 1
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc574

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. It's particularly strong in World War I French and American and World War II American "home front" posters, covering topics like war bonds, rationing, enlistment, security, and morale, and popular artists like Norman Rockwell, Theodore Geisel (better known as Dr. Seuss), and Boris Artzybasheff.

World War Two Collection

These materials focus on the World War II era from 1939 to 1945, and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials that were actually created during the time period, the collection may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

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Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 12, 2006, 8:55 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • June 2, 2010, 11:24 a.m.

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A British "Blenheim" bomber of the Coastal Command aids a British destroyer in smashing a German submarine., poster, Date Unknown; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc574/: accessed May 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.