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    • For surprise attack blend with your background

    • Camouflage (Military science)--United States; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Camouflage; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster showing an American soldier hidden among plants and bushes, with the following words appearing below the image: "For surprise attack blend with your background." Next to this message is a logo consisting of the words "CAMOUFLAGE BLINDS...
    • Careless words may cause disaster!

    • Canada. Royal Canadian Navy; Espionage; Thorson, J. T. (Joseph Thorarinn), 1889-1978; War posters, Canadian; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--Canada;
    • Color poster of a young man in the uniform of a Canadian sailor holding his index finger to his lips, with the message "Careless words may cause disaster!" emblazoned across the sky to his left and in the wake of an enemy torpedo heading for a...
    • Keep him flying! Buy war bonds

    • Fund raising; Patriotism; Savings bonds--United States; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Air pilots, Military--United States; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster made from a painting by Georges Schreiber (1904-1977) that shows a young man dressed in the uniform of an American pilot as he straps himself into the cockpit of his airplane, with the words "Keep him flying!" emblazoned across the...
    • Hide those tracks! They guide enemy bombers

    • Camouflage (Military science)--United States; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Camouflage; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster showing an aerial view of trucks moving across a field, with one truck leaving tire tracks in the grass (the "wrong" way) and one showing no tire tracks (the "right" way). Below this image are the words "Hide those tracks! They guide...
    • Hide your bivouac

    • Camouflage (Military science)--United States; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Camouflage; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster showing an aerial view of bivouac, with bivouac set out in the open (the "wrong" way) and other hidden in the shadow underneath trees (the "right" way). Below this image are the words "Hide your bivouac" and, in smaller type, "If they...
    • The sound that kills : don't murder men with idle words

    • Espionage; Shipping; War posters, American--Cartoons and comics; World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, German--Submarines; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States--Cartoons and comics;
    • Color poster from a cartoon story by Eric Ericson (1914-1959) entitled "the sound that kills." The cartoon story depicts how the sound of innocent words can travel from a local diner or bus, streetcar, or train to a enemy submarine and bring about...
    • Buy war bonds

    • Flags--United States; Fund raising; Savings bonds--United States; Uncle Sam (Symbolic character); War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster with Uncle Sam wrapped in an American flag appearing in a cloud above advancing ground troops with planes flying overhead and the message "Buy war bonds" printed below the image. Printed below this message is "U.S. Government Printing...
    • You can help us with work and contributions

    • British War Relief Society (U.S.); War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster showing a British sailor, soldier, and marine happily opening a package from the British War Relief Society (BRWS), with the message "You can help us with work and contributions" printed below the image. Below this message is a lion,...
    • Save his life... and find your own

    • Nurses--Recruiting--United States; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Casualties; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States; World War, 1939-1945--War work--United States;
    • Color poster that shows a young woman dressed in a nurse's uniform standing over a male patient recuperating in bed, with the words "Save his life... and find your own" set in type in the background behind her. Used to recruit nurses during World...
    • Call me back again

    • Broadsides; Dreams; Hagans, G. W. (George W.); Hendrickson, W. D. (William D.); Hennig, O. E. (Otto E.); Oliver Ditson & Co.; Unrequited love;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Call Me Back Again" from a song written by O. E. (Otto E.) Hennig with music by D. W. (correct initials are W. D. for William D.) Hendrickson, copyrighted in 1881 by G. W. Hagan (correct name is George W....
    • Call me back again

    • Broadsides; Dreams; Hendrickson, W. D. (William D.); Hennig, O. E. (Otto E.); Unrequited love;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Call Me Back Again" from a song written by O. E. (Otto E.) Hennig with music by W. D. (William D.) Hendrickson (latter information not provided on this sheet). Printed by P. J. Dennis of Baltimore,...
    • Loose talk can cost lives

    • Espionage; Shipping; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster by Stevan Dohanos (1907-1994) that shows a sinking American cargo ship with seamen in the water swimming toward life boats full of their fellow seafarers, with the words "Loose talk can cost lives" emblazoned in banners below the...
    • "Navy ships behind the scenes"

    • United States. Navy--Boats; United States. Navy--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.--World War, 1939-1945; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster featuring a black and white photograph of a U.S. Navy destroyer tender and part of her flotilla (center), surrounded by sketches of various other support ships, i.e., "Navy ships behind the scenes." Below the photograph is text...
    • Women 20 to 36 earn a Navy rating : join the Waves

    • United States. Navy--Job descriptions; United States. Navy--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.--World War, 1939-1945; War posters, American; World War, 1939-1945--Participation, Female; World War, 1939-1945--Posters--United States;
    • Color poster showing the portrait of a young woman in a uniform of the WAVES (Women Accepted for Voluntary Emergency Service), i.e., the women's reserve of the United States Navy, with the words "Women 20 to 36 earn a Navy rating" positioned to her...

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