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    • Where our men are fighting, Our FOOD is fighting

    • 1943
    • Depicts a box of food falling from the sky attached to a red parachute; in the background two figures are parachuting downward. Text encourages the reader to buy wisely, cook carefully, store carefully, and use leftovers. Printed at bottom "OWI...
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    • Speed the Day

    • 1946
    • Depicts an elderly mother hugging a soldier who is seen from behind. Handwritten on bottom "This illustrates some of the posters use near close of World War II and may have some historical value" Signed, R. Gregg Cherry Governor May 3 1946"
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    • No one had to tell him to save food and equipment

    • 1944
    • Depicts a Revolutionary War soldier at Valley Forge in 1778, with text urging soldiers to conserve food and equipment. Printed at bottom "Army Conservation Poster No. 47-P-8, U.S. Government Printing Office: 1943-O-569790."
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    • Buy War Bonds

    • 1942
    • Depicts soldiers holding guns rushing forward in battle; above them, floating in a cloud of black smoke, is a fierce looking Uncle Sam holding an American flag with his right hand and pointing ahead with his left hand while planes fly overhead....
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    • Silence Means Security

    • 1943
    • Depicts a female soldier holding her finger to her lips. Printed at bottom "W.D., A.G.O. 'WAAC' Security Poster U.S. Government Printing Office: 1943-O- 518922"
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    • I need you on the job full time...Don't get hurt

    • 1943
    • Depicts head of a helmeted shoulder with his gun raised nearly to eye level, smoke from an explosion in the background behind him. Printed at bottom: "U. S. Government Printing Office: 1943-O-539038 War Department Safety Council"
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    • If you tell where they're going...They may never get there.

    • 1943
    • Depicts soldiers boarding a ship, with text that states "don't talk about troop movements." Printed at bottom "W.D., A.G.O. Security Poster; OWI Poster No. 51. Additional copies may be obtained from the Division of Public Inquiries, Office of War...
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    • Next! Japan--6th War Loan

    • 1944
    • Depicts a helmeted soldier's scowling face, as he looks down at the Japanese islands; to the left of the soldier a bomb speeding toward a Japanese flag is depicted. Printed at bottom "*U.S. Government Printing Office: 1944-O-619030 Official U.S....
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    • Save Waste Fats for Gunpowder

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    • Depicts the barrel of a large stationary gun, soldiers can be seen working around its base. Text encourages citizens to take waste fats to their meat dealer.
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    • Your War Savings Pledge

    • 1917
    • Image of three men: a soldier, Uncle Sam, and a man in a business suit holding a sheet marked W.S.S. Uncle Sam is in the center and has his arms around the shoulders of the other two men. Text: "Our boys make good their pledge. Are you keeping...
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    • Men of 18 and 19

    • 1942
    • Depicts the head of a helmeted soldier with a serious expression. Text states "Now you can choose your branch of service. Apply at U.S. Army Recruiting and Induction Station." Includes list of service areas such as Corp of Engineers, Medical Dept.,...
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    • Give A Book For Our Fighting Men

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    • Text encourages citizens to drop off books at any library or school. Two small soldiers reading books can be seen at the bottom of the poster. Sponsored by the American Library Association, American Red Cross, and United Service Organization.
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    • We can't all go...but we can all help!

    • 1942
    • Photograph of a soldier embracing a crying young girl. Text encourages citizens to put 10% of their pay toward war bonds. Printed at bottom: "WSS 541 U.S. Government Printing Office: 1942-J-473829."
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    • United War Fund

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    • Depicts a helmeted soldier running with his gun. Beneath him are the words "Home," "Country," and "Allies," with images for each. Text encourages contributions to the United War Fund "21 Gifts in One October 22-November 3."
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    • House Manager

    • 1917
    • Image of a woman carrying a basket marching triumphantly with soldiers. "House Manager" is written on the bottom of her skirt. "Reprinted from LIFE September 13, 1917"
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