Arms for Russia-- a great convoy of British ships escorted by Soviet fighter planes sails into Murmansk Harbour with vital supplies for the Red Army.

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

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A view of the ocean and sky from the deck of a ship flying a British White Ensign (naval ensign) flag. There are other ships in the water and planes flying in the sky. Red Star emblems can be seen on some of the planes. One plane in the distance is crashing toward the ocean.

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1 poster : col. ; 33 x 20 cm.

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Blake. Creation Date: Unknown.

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  • Main Title: Arms for Russia-- a great convoy of British ships escorted by Soviet fighter planes sails into Murmansk Harbour with vital supplies for the Red Army.
  • Series Title: British War Posters

Description

A view of the ocean and sky from the deck of a ship flying a British White Ensign (naval ensign) flag. There are other ships in the water and planes flying in the sky. Red Star emblems can be seen on some of the planes. One plane in the distance is crashing toward the ocean.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 33 x 20 cm.

Notes

"B.O.S. 41"

"Printed in England"

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

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 49
  • Accession or Local Control No: Historical Collection Accession No. Y2132
  • Call Number: Posters WW1 Blake 1
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc583

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World War Poster Collection

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  • This poster's creation, acceptance, or submission date is unknown.

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 12, 2006, 8:45 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • June 2, 2010, 11:12 a.m.

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Blake. Arms for Russia-- a great convoy of British ships escorted by Soviet fighter planes sails into Murmansk Harbour with vital supplies for the Red Army., poster, Date Unknown; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc583/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.