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Lumber goes to war : more lumber means victory sooner : keep it coming.
Comic-book style drawings with captions illustrate how lumber is used in war: for floating dry docks for ship repair, Army gliders, train boxcars, and airplane propellers. Black drawings on blue paper.
"Lumber production is falling behind our war needs. To save American soldiers' lives, we must provide the lumber our armed forces need--now!"
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.
Your metal in action.
A series of blue-tinted photographs with captions depicts the use of metal for war weapons and ships.
Give us lumber for more PT's.
Color image of war ships at sea. In the foreground is a boat with "PT 34" painted on it, shining a light and speeding forward. In the background, a ship is sinking as explosive flames rise from it. Other ships and flames can be seen in the distance on the left.
The knockout blow starts here : fellow soldiers.
A series of black & white photographs showing the manufacture of war supplies, their use in the battlefield, and the appreciation of the armed forces for the factory workers. Includes a graphic image of a bomb hitting a swastika.
Lumber does its stuff --a long way from home.
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.
Metal at the fighting front.
Five pictures of war activities involving metal. Each picture has extended text below the picture.
"Not behind the plow"-- your metals are in the Army -- everywhere.
Five photos of various war-related activities to show where metal goes to use in the armed services.
"--Pass the ammunition" : the Army needs more lumber.
A smiling soldier in a combat uniform and helmet carries a wooden box. The box is stamped, '50 FU ZES P.D., M46'. In the background are artillery guns firing into a dark sky and another soldier carrying a similar box toward the battlefield.
Your metal is on the attack : keep it coming!
Color illustration of soldiers wading from a ship or boat through water and storming a beach. Behind them is a tank about to exit a ship. More ships, a small boat, and explosions can be seen on the water in the background.
Your ore packs a punch!
Two miners listen to the radio. One miner rests his helmet on top of the radio. He rejoices as the radio announces a successful attack by U.S. tanks against the Nazi forces.
The Army is counting on you for more metal.
A group of weary soldiers covered in dirt. Profuse sweat can be seen on the face of the soldier in front.
I need you on the job full time-- don't get hurt.
Color poster shows a close-up view of a soldier in a combat helmet, pointing a military gun or rifle toward the viewer. An explosion can be seen in the background.
The avenger's shadow : more metal for U.S. planes, tanks, guns.
Black and white drawing. A caricatured Japanese soldier holding a smoking gun stands over a fallen man labeled "U.S. pilot". In the distance is a pagoda. At right is a large shadow of a man's head and and shoulders, which appears to be descending over the Japanese soldier. He wears a miner's helmet and the words "more metal for U.S. planes, tanks, guns" appear on his shadow.
Back 'em up with more metal.
Color poster of at least seven soldiers in uniforms and helmets surrounding an anti-aircraft gun which is firing. Other guns can be seen firing in the background.
Wood flies to war : the Army & Navy need 20,000 square feet of plywood for each cargo plane.
A U.S. Army airplane flies through dark clouds.
Wood at war.
Black and white poster with five photos showing the use of wood in military defense. Each photo has a caption underneath describing how the wood is being used.
Award for careless talk : don't discuss troop movements, ship sailings, war equipment.
A hairy hand wearing a ring with a Nazi insignia holds an Iron Cross military decoration, also with a swastika on it. The poster background is red with a white border that has barbs pointing into the red area.
Don't get hurt : it may cost his life.
Color poster shows a man with his arm in a cast and a sling. He wears overalls and a work shirt. At the bottom of the poster is an image of a fallen soldier lying in the sand. U.S. Army Safety Program seal appears at lower right corner of picture.
Keep 'em flying! : presented by the United States Army Recruiting Service.
An optical illusion. From far away, the image looks like a portrait of Uncle Sam. A close-up view reveals a grouping of images depicting the war effort, including a soldier, a sailor, a pilot, a smelter worker, a scientist, a nurse, a farmer, factories with smokestacks, a battleship, the U.S. Capitol building, and U.S. flags. In the lower left corner is the text of a poem by Jack Childs.
Aircraft insignia.
Twenty different types of airplanes fly across the scene, each with distinct markings. The main background is of clouds in the sky. The border is comprised of insignia of aircraft from 47 countries.
Americans suffer when careless talk kills!
Color illustration of an older man in overalls, with his arm around a weeping older woman in a simple dress and apron. The woman holds a "Western Union" telegram and wipes her tears with her apron skirt. On the wall behind them hangs a service flag with a blue star centered on a white background, with a red border. (A blue star signifies a family member who is alive and serving in the war.)
The battle-wise infantryman -- is careful of what he says or writes : how about you?
Color poster of head and shoulders of a helmeted Army soldier holding a rifle and looking toward the viewer. The background is a green color.
Be with him at every mail call : V-mail is private, reliable, patriotic.
Poster shows a a smiling young woman in a pink blouse, sitting at a table or desk, writing a letter. Her image is superimposed on a monochromatic background picture of soldiers in the field receiving mail.
Because somebody talked!
Color poster shows a sad cocker spaniel with its head resting on sailor's collar on back of a blue chair. On the wall behind the chair hangs a "Gold Star" service flag with a red border, white center and yellow star in the middle. A gold star on a service flag signifies a family member who has died in war.
Because somebody talked!
Color poster shows a sad cocker spaniel with its head resting on sailor's collar on back of a blue chair. On the wall behind the chair hangs a "Gold Star" service flag with a red border, white center, and yellow star in the middle. A gold star on a service flag signifies a family member who has died in war.
Can you qualify for the Army Air Corps?
Chart of requirements for joining the Army Air Corps. Upper and lower borders are red-white-and-blue stripes with text. A "watermark"-type logo can be seen in the background of the chart, with text: "LET'S GO! U.S.A. KEEP 'EM FLYING." This 1942 edition of the poster is distinguished by one split column numbered "2" under "Aviation Cadets" and one split column numbered "3" under "Enlisted Men."
Urgent notice : 1. Fighting men and materials are being shifted ...
All lettered poster, black text on orange background. The poster urges the reader not to discuss military information because the Japanese are obtaining such information. At the bottom are the signatures of military officials and J. Edgar Hoover, director of the FBI.
If you tell where they're going-- they may never get there! : don't talk about troop movements!
Black and white image of soldiers boarding a ship.
You are needed now : join the Army Nurse Corps : apply at your Red Cross recruiting station.
Picture of a smiling woman in a military uniform. Her jacket and cap are army green, and her shirt and tie are khaki-colored.
Is your trip necessary? : needless travel interferes with the war effort.
Black & white photograph of a bus or train car which is overcrowded with passengers. Many of the passengers are servicemen in uniform. The rest are civilian men, women, and children.
Save freedom of speech : buy war bonds.
A man stands to speak at a town meeting. A folded document is in his pocket. He wears a worn bomber jacket and a flannel shirt; sitting all around him are men in suits.
Save freedom of speech : buy war bonds.
A man stands to speak at a town meeting. A folded document is in his pocket. He wears a worn bomber jacket and a flannel shirt; sitting all around him are men in suits.
Save freedom of speech : buy war bonds.
A man stands to speak at a town meeting. A folded document is in his pocket. He wears a worn bomber jacket and a flannel shirt; sitting all around him are men in suits.
You and I put the squeeze on the Japanese! : beat the promise.
Graphic color image against a red background. Two miniature workers labeled "You" and "I" squeeze a caricatured Japanese officer in a large mechanical press.
American Junior Red Cross.
A color illustration of a neatly dressed young man and woman. The young man holds a raised Red Cross flag in one hand; his other hand is raised and index finger extended. The young woman wears a yellow dress and carries a Red Cross box, a wooden board-game box, and a child's dress in her arms. A town is seen in the background.
Back the attack! : buy war bonds.
Color poster of a battle scene. A soldier lies on the ground and holds his military rifle in a ready position. Several parachutes can be seen the sky above and descending around the soldier.
Bonds or bondage : everybody--every pay day 10%.
Image of a man in cap and overalls, with outstretched arms and legs. In one hand he holds a U.S. flag; his other hand and leg are chained to a swastika-inscribed ball. One side of his face smiles; the other side is weary. The poster background is also split in two halves: On the left is a landscape of farm lands, industrial smoke stacks, and skyscrapers; on the right is a dark barren landscape.
The enemy is listening : he wants to know what you know : keep it to yourself.
All-lettered poster in black and red tones urging the reader not to discuss information which may affect national security.
Learn to recognize these vehicles : medium tanks and self-propelled artillery.
Black & white chart features drawings of front and profile views of various tanks and self-propelled artillery, and tips for identification. Included are British, Japanese, German, American, Russian, and Canadian vehicles.
Learn to recognize these vehicles : light tanks and self-propelled weapons.
Chart features black & white drawings of front and profile views of various light tanks and self-propelled weapons. Included are American, Russian, German, Italian, Japanese, and English vehicles. A green box in the lower left corner provides tips for identification.
Learn to recognize these vehicles : heavy, medium, and light armored cars.
Chart features black & white silhouette drawings of front and profile views of heavy, medium, and light armored cars. Included are American, British, Russian, German, Italian, and Japanese armored cars. A purple band at the bottom includes tips for identification.