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The Army is counting on you for more metal.

Description: A group of weary soldiers covered in dirt. Profuse sweat can be seen on the face of the soldier in front.
Date: 1943
Creator: Keppler, Victor
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

"Lumber production is falling behind our war needs. To save American soldiers' lives, we must provide the lumber our armed forces need--now!"

Description: Poster shows four different black and white photos depicting the process of building a PT (patrol torpedo) boat; from cutting down a tree, through construction, up to the finished product. The quote appears in the middle, with a red border around it.
Date: 1943
Creator: United States. War Department. Bureau of Public Relations.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

They look to us for supplies.

Description: A group of soldiers with faces covered in dirt. Profuse sweat can be seen on the face of the soldier in front.
Date: 1943
Creator: Keppler, Victor.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Metal at the fighting front.

Description: Five pictures of war activities involving metal. Each picture has extended text below the picture.
Date: 1943
Creator: United States. War Department. Bureau of Public Relations.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lumber does its stuff --a long way from home.

Description: Poster consists of photographs and text in a purple-red tone. Six photographs depict the use of lumber by the U.S. armed forces in World War II: to build bridges, tents, and life rafts, and to ship supplies. Photos also illustrate how wooden shipping crates are re-used by field post offices and commissaries in the South Pacific.
Date: 1943
Creator: United States. War Department. Bureau of Public Relations.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

A blow to the Axis, more lumber for the Army.

Description: A shirtless man uses an axe to chop down a tree. He wears a hat and blue jeans, with a red bandana in his back pocket.
Date: 1943
Creator: Von Schmidt, Harold, 1893-1982
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department