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    • The Navy Needs You! Don't Read American History--Make It!

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    • A sailor taking a man in a suit by the shoulder, and gesturing toward battleships at sea and a figure of Columbia holding a sword and the American flag. Text: "U.S. Navy Recruiting Station Raleigh Martin & Wilmington Sts."
    • Flagg, James Montgomery, 1877-1960
    • The Navy Put 'Em Across

    • 1918
    • A sailor wading through water as he carries a soldier on his shoulder. Text: "The service for travel and training. Ages 17 to 35. Apply Navy Recruiting Station"
    • Reuterdahl, Henry, 1871-1925
    • I Want You for the Navy

    • 1917
    • A young woman in Navy uniform jacket and cap. Text: "Promotion for anyone enlisting. Apply any recruiting station or postmaster"
    • Christy, Howard Chandler, 1873-1952
    • Your Job in the Navy--How to Tell It! What it Means!

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    • At top of poster, several ships are featured with the insignia of five types of naval officers drawn above the ships. Text explains numerous navy jobs, gives their civilian equivalent, and encourages enlistment in the Navy. Printed at bottom...
    • Murphey, Matt.
    • What the Navy Is Doing--They Found Their Mark

    • 1917; 1918
    • Black-and-white photograph of gun crew loading a gun. Text: "This remarkable photograph was taken during a submarine attack on the U.S.S. Pocahontas, just as the guns were firing at the enemy. Note the steadiness of the gun crew itself, as if at...
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    • Warding Off a Night Attack

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    • Black-and-white photograph of Navy gun crew firing at night. Text: "Each Dreadnaught carries twenty or more 5-inch rapid fire guns for repelling the attacks of torpedo vessels. These guns are loaded and fired twenty times per minute and hurl a...
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    • The U.S.S. Arkansas, 27,000 Tons, in Dry Dock

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    • Black-and-white photograph of U.S.S. Arkansas in dry dock. Text describes the process for dry-docking and cleaning ships. Concludes, "The Navy offers many opportunities and advantages to good men. Ask the men who know at the Navy Recruiting...
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    • Only the Navy Can Stop This

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    • Cartoon drawing of Kaiser Wilhelm brandishing a bloody saber in one hand and a bloody dagger in the other, knee-deep in water with dead babies and children floating at his feet. Caption: "The U.S. Navy Publicity Bureau gratefully acknowledges its...
    • Rogers, W. A. (William Allen), 1854-1931
    • Dish It Out with the Navy

    • 1942
    • Depicts a gun crew firing during a battle as another man gets ready to load the next round. Text: "Choose now while you can. Go to your nearest Navy recruiting station today." Printed on bottom "Order No. 4NRB-33508-9-17-42-125M
    • Barclay, McClelland.
    • Help Keep It Great

    • 1942
    • Depicts a large American flag above text encouraging college freshmen and sophomores to consult their navy V-1 faculty advisor about staying in college and becoming a naval officer. Printed at bottom "NRB- 32620-6-3-42-15M"
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    • Announcing New and Higher Navy Pay

    • 1942
    • Depicts a smiling sailor holding a savings account booklet and giving a thumbs up. Text lists monthly pay for eight classes of sailors from apprentice seaman to chief petty officer, permanent appointment, and assures reader he is certain to get a...
    • Falter, John Philip, 1910-
    • Uniform Insignia--United States Navy

    • 1942
    • Depicts all the different insignia for navy officers and enlisted men. Text explains the difference between commissioned and warranted officers, chief petty officers and petty officers, and seamen, firemen, and mess men. Printed at bottom...
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    • They Did Their Part

    • 1943
    • Depicts five smiling Sullivan brothers wearing dark pea coats and hats which say "U.S. Navy" standing around a door labeled "1-1117 Crews Quarters." Text: "The five Sullivan brothers 'missing in action' off the Solomons." Printed along bottom "OWI...
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    • Your Fleet Guarantees Freedom

    • 1944
    • Depicts planes and numerous ships circling a large green globe. Text advertises Navy Day October 27, 1944. Printed at bottom "Order No. 84 - NAVPERS-NRB-44116-6 Sep 44-70M"
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    • Enemy Sighted--Attack!

    • 1942
    • Depicts scene on flight deck of an aircraft carrier. Text "Lend a hand - enlist in the Navy today." Printed at bottom "NRB-33070-7-31-42-10M"
    • Falter, John Philip, 1910-
    • Your Navy--First Line of Attack

    • 1942
    • Depicts scene on flight deck of an aircraft carrier. Text advertises Navy Day on October 27. Printed on bottom "NRB-33686-9-28-42-50M"
    • Falter, John Philip, 1910-

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