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Choose for victory : try a V dish to-day.

Description: Picture of a restaurant menu with a large orange "V" on it. A large black arrow marked "VICTORY DISH" points to the orange "V". At the bottom of the menu is the phrase, "Go Easy with Bread". The background behind the menu is green.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Decline of the Rising Sun]

Description: Black and white cartoon. A figure made of Wickwire Spencer rope uses a part of itself to hang a caricature of a distressed Hideki Tojo, who appears to be partially immersed in the sea. Behind Tojo's head are rays resembling those of a Japanese Rising Sun symbol. A volcano or mountain can be seen in the distant background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Artzybasheff, Boris, 1899-1965.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Desert victory : the actual story of the rout of Rommel by the British Eighth Army : a full-length feature picture.

Description: Movie poster in brown and red tones, promoting the film, "Desert Victory". At the top is a close-up image of a portion of a typed document: "Directive to General Alexander, Commander-in-Chief in the Middle East" and photographs of Bernard Montgomery (left) and Harold Alexander (right) in uniform; along the left side are three photographs of wartime scenes; and at the lower right is an illustration of a battle scene.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Full speed ahead! : produce for your Navy, victory begins at home!

Description: Color poster of a smaller boat attacking a large ship that flies the Japanese flag. This is a night scene. The ship has spotlights on and there is an explosion near the ship. In lower right corner of the painting there is a light blue rectangle of text superimposed over the painting with the title "U.S. NAVY DISPATCH" and a quote.
Date: unknown
Creator: Whitcomb, Jon.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Help him ... help yourself ... : for victory, at least 10% of your pay every payday.

Description: Color poster features black and white photographs, with large arrows containing captions pointing to each photo. The captions explain the benefits of war bonds. One photograph is of a soldier in a combat uniform, holding a rifle. The other photograph is of a man in a work shirt, doing mechanical work.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hit hard! Hit fast! Hit often! : produce for your Navy : victory begins at home!

Description: Image of Admiral W.F. Halsey holding binoculars and looking into the distance. He appears to be on a ship. He wears a leather jacket and a green garrison cap with a Navy pilot wing pin. In the lower right corner of the picture is a yellow box with text, "U.S. NAVY DISPATCH" etc.
Date: unknown
Creator: Falter, John Philip, 1910-1982.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Keep 'em flying.

Description: Black and white poster describes the qualifications and pay for U.S. Army Air Corps positions. In a black & white photograph below the text, a large group of Flying Cadets in flight suits walks toward the viewer.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Keep punching-- in the battle of production : beat your promise!

Description: Black & white cartoon depicts two boxers in the midst of fighting. The boxer on the left is a stereotypical caricature of a Japanese man. He holds a sword labeled "Remember Pearl Harbor". The boxer on the right represents "You & I", according to a sign behind him. He is Caucasian with dark curly hair. His gloves are labeled, "All-Out Production" and "No Waste" and he punches the Japanese fighter.
Date: unknown
Creator: Alexander.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Make your own declaration of war : buy war bonds.

Description: Poster in black & white and red tones. A soldier stands next to a facsimile of a declaration of war against Japan. He holds his rifle with bayonet with one hand and points at the viewer with the other. The declaration of war is signed by Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Sam Rayburn, and H.A. Wallace.
Date: unknown
Creator: Victory Display Committee.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Materials are precious!--let's make every piece count!

Description: Cartoon image of the Pacific portion of the earth's globe. In the upper left corner is a smiling Caucasian man in overalls labeled, "You & I" standing in front of a factory. In the foreground, across the ocean, is a caricature of a Japanese soldier (probably Hideki Tojo) running from an artillery shell, over a tropical landscape. Behind him flies a bird saying "D'ya remember Pearl Harbor, kid?!" In the distance is a battleship.
Date: unknown
Creator: Alexander.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Metal makes might! : keep it coming!

Description: Navy and white poster has blue background with text at the top. There are six blue and white pictures in two rows of three depicting metal in use. Each picture has a caption at the bottom and a white border.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

More copper-zinc-lead-- quick!

Description: A soldier holding a rifle talks to a miner holding a drilling tool. The soldier is gesturing behind him toward the ruins of a town, saying, "Give us metal so it won't happen here".
Date: unknown
Creator: Kirby, Rollin, 1875-1952.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

"No nation of slaves can match a nation of free men. We're doing more because we want to than they can because they have to!" : produce for victory!

Description: 50 men dressed in work clothes stand assembled in vague lines and gaze toward the left as if at a rally. All of the men appear to have light-colored skin and clean-shaven faces. Most are wearing caps or hats.
Date: unknown
Creator: Sheldon-Claire Co.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

An open letter to the unconquerable Czechoslovaks.

Description: A poem praising the Czechoslovakians for defying the Nazis in World War II. Framing the poem is a painting showing the white, red, and blue flag of Czechoslovakia, with a man's face depicted in the left side of the flag in a blue triangle. An image of the double-tailed lion from the Czech heraldic emblem is superimposed over the flag on the right side. A war zone appears along the lower edge below the poem.
Date: unknown
Creator: Saalburg, Allen Russell, 1899-1987. & Auslander, Joseph, 1897-1965.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

An open letter to the unconquerable Dutch.

Description: A poem praising the Dutch for defying the Nazis in World War II. The poem is framed by a painting of a tattered Dutch flag, in front of which are two hands bound with broken chains. Behind the flag is a Dutch landscape, including windmills and the ocean, depicted as a war zone.
Date: unknown
Creator: Atherton, John, 1900-1952. & Auslander, Joseph, 1897-1965.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

An open letter to the unconquerable Norwegians.

Description: A poem praising the Norwegians for defying the Nazis in World War II. The text of the poem is framed by a painting depicting a blond-haired man, woman and child. The man wears overalls and the woman and child wear kerchiefs on their heads. The man is holding a pitchfork. In the background are a haystack and a traditional Norwegian loft house.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dohanos, Stevan, 1907-1994. & Auslander, Joseph, 1897-1965.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

An open letter to the unconquerable Poles.

Description: A poem praising the Poles for defying the Nazis in World War II. The text of the poem is framed by a painting depicting a man and woman surrounded by rubble and looking toward the sky. A tattered Polish flag lies among the ruins. In the distance, a burst of sunlight breaks through dark clouds.
Date: unknown
Creator: Henry, Everett. & Auslander, Joseph, 1897-1965.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

A real partnership : He says, “Dear Dad--you’re getting the metal out. I’m dishing it out. We’re quite a team!”

Description: Black and white drawing of a man and woman sitting in chairs at home. The man holds a pipe and reads a letter, and the woman is knitting. A cat sits at her feet, gazing at the man. A miner's helmet hangs on the wall behind the man's chair. In the upper left is a drawing of a soldier in the field, writing a letter.
Date: unknown
Creator: United States. Army.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rumors cost us lives.

Description: Green-tinted illustration of a man wearing a suit and derby hat, with a cigarette in his mouth. He is leaning forward and holding his hand next to his face as if to whisper or hear a rumor. Printed phrases surround the picture: "Listen. . . Someone Told Me. . . And I Saw. . . I Hear That. . . Do You Know. . . I Know That. . . ". Superimposed on the picture is a fragment of a newspaper article with the headline, "U-BOAT CAPTAIN KILLS 22 SAILORS, Laughs as He Torpedoes Lifeboat Leaving Doomed Vessel." The background of the poster is red.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department