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  • All fields: World War II Maps and Posters
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    • Air Raid Instructions

    • Text provides a notice to the public about new air raid warning signals, effective February 17, 1943. Printed at bottom: "Durham County Civilian Defense Council Durham, North Carolina Christian Printing Co., Durham, N.C."
    • Right Is Might

    • 1942
    • Depicts row of tanks moving forward with dust flying and guns firing. Text encourages 18 and 19 year old men to enlist in the Army and choose a field of service from several listed. Printed in bottom right corner "P-45-RPB-10-19-42-50M Recruiting...
    • New Air Raid Warning System

    • 1943
    • Describes types of warning signals, their meaning, and appropriate actions to take for each one. Printed at bottom: "Effective 12:01 A.M., February 17, 1943 Approved by the U.S. Office of Civilian Defense, The Eastern Defense Command, and the First...
    • Now For the Knockout

    • Depicts a caricature drawing of Emporer Hirohito being punched in the face by Uncle Sam's fist. Handwritten on bottom "A poster much used just before 'V-J Day'." Signed, R. Gregg Cherry Governor.
    • Soldier-take care of your G.I.--and it will take care of you

    • 1943
    • Depicts a smiling American soldier standing in front of a "Save like you can fight" poster. Text urges soldiers to care for their government issued equipment and weapons. Printed at bottom "Army Conservation Project No. 11-P-5, U.S. Government...
    • Dorne, Albert, 1904-1965.
    • Civilian

    • Depicts five civilians, wearing armbands, walking against backdrop of the Civilian Defense logo.
    • More Firepower to `Em!

    • 1943
    • Depicts two soldiers, one is firing a large gun and the other is waving to American planes flying above. Printed at bottom: "Ordnance Department, U.S. Army, Keep 'Em Shooting!"
    • 100 Years of War

    • Depicts a map of the world with each country color coded to indicate the number of wars it has been involved in over the last 100 years. Text explains the map's purpose and states the world has had only 230 years of peace in the last 3,344 years....
    • General Layout, Civil Air Raid Warning Service

    • Contains a chart depicting the links between various air raid personnel within North Carolina. It begins with the 1,100 civil air raid warning observation posts and goes down through the filter centers, the district air raid wardens, chief...
    • Hail Victory

    • Depicts an eagle with his wings spread in front of the American, Russian, French, and British flags. Text solutes the efforts of the armed forces, the U.S. allies, and the home front and expresses gratitude to those who gave their lives....
    • Emergency Medical Field Unit

    • 1941
    • Contains a chart depicting the links between emergency medical field personnel. At the top is the unit leader, then two squads. Each squad has two teams. Space is provided to fill in the names of the doctors and nurses, as well as the name of the...
    • The Box Score

    • Poster includes information about a division, possibly 7th Armored Division, commanded by Major General R. W. Hasbrouck, and division statistics, such as number of prisoners taken, armament captured and destroyed, and number of awards and...
    • Civilian Protection Organization for Raleigh, N.C.

    • Contains a chart describing the various administrative groups and their specific duties, training requirements, preferred physique and character, uniform, and equipment. An illustration of each group's insignias is also included. Note: copies 3-4...
    • They also serve, who buys War Bonds--7th War Loan

    • 1945
    • Depicts a man holding two war bonds and soldier firing a gun in the background. Printed at bottom "U.S. Government Printing Office: 1945-O-635392 WFD 995." Removed from Military Collection, World War II Papers, II. County War Records Box 133,...
    • Wars Against Fires of War

    • 1943
    • Depicts two fire guard volunteers extinguishing a fire from the inside of a building. Planes are visible through the window. Text encourages men to fight fires with the fire guard by joining at the Civilian Defense Volunteer Office. "OCD...
    • Fink.
    • Our Carelessness--Their Secret Weapon

    • 1943
    • Caricature drawing of Hitler and Hirohito overlooking a forest fire. Text: "Prevent forest fires." Printed at bottom "U.S. Government Printing Office: 1943-O-505840."
    • U.S. means us, soldierit's our property, let's take care of it

    • 1944
    • Depicts a soldier standing with a variety of army supplies, including blankets, shoes, helmets, guns, knives, and canteens. Printed at bottom "Army Conservation Project No. 49-P-9, U.S. Government Printing Office: 1943-O-553971."
    • Bruehl, Anton, 1900-1982.
    • The U.S. Army says "Make Haste Safely"

    • 1943
    • Depicts symbol of bald eagle with ribbon bearing the words "E Pluribus Unum" in its mouth; above its head a seal featuring a green circle enclosing a white cross surrounded by the words "Universal Safety;" red seal across eagles chest says "U.S....
    • Woman Power--Women's Army Auxiliary Corps

    • Brochure describes the of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, its various roles for women, qualifications necessary to join, and a pay scale. Photographs show women at work and in various training exercises.


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