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  • All fields: World War, 1939-1945--Propaganda
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    • Americans Suffer When Careless Talk Kills

    • 1943
    • Depicts a man comforting his wife who is clutching a Western Union telegram in her left hand while using her apron to wipe away tears with her right hand. Printed at bottom: "U.S. Government Printing Office: 1943-O-558552"
    • Anderson, Harry, 1906-
    • ...because somebody talked!

    • 1944
    • Depicts a sad-looking dog leaning over the back of a chair resting his head on a sailor uniform, indicating that its owner is never coming home. "U.S. Government Printing Office: 1944-O-579038 Distributed for the issuing agencies by the Office of...
    • Wesley.
    • Wanted! For Murder

    • 1944
    • Portrait a woman with caption "Her careless talk cost lives." Distributed by Office of War Information. Printed at bottom "U.S. Government Printing Office: 1944-O-595600." Brief description of poster and artist printed on reverse.
    • Keppler, Victor.
    • We Caught Hell! Someone must have talked

    • 1944
    • Depicts a soldier in a ragged uniform carrying another soldier off a flaming battlefield. Printed at bottom "Distributed For The Issuing Agencies By The Office of War Information U.S. Government Printing Office: 1944-O-567525"
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    • Don't Fall for Enemy Propaganda

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    • Depicts a startled-looking man with Hirohito whispering in his right ear and Hitler whispering in his left ear. Text warns the reader not to fall for enemy propaganda against the government, U.S. allies, Catholics, Jews, or Protestants because it...
    • Betts, Jack.
    • A careless word...A needless loss

    • 1943
    • Depicts a dead sailor lying on a beach with water rushing over his body. Printed at bottom "OWI Poster No 36. Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquiries, Office of War Information, Washington, D.C.; U.S....
    • Fischer, Anton Otto, 1882-1962.
    • If you tell where he's going...He may never get there!

    • 1943
    • Depicts a sailor carrying a large pack of gear on shoulder while smiling. Printed at bottom "*U.S. Government Printing Office: 1943-O-556153 Distributed for the Issuing Agency by the Office of War Information."
    • Falter, John Philip, 1910-
    • I'm Counting on You!

    • 1943
    • Depicts Uncle Sam with his finger to his lip to indicate silence. Text asks the reader not to discuss troop movements, ship sailings, or war equipment. Printed on the bottom "OWI Poster No. 78. Additional copies may be obtained upon request from...
    • Helguera, Leon.
    • Don't Kill Her Daddy with Careless Talk

    • 1944
    • Depicts a little girl clutching a photograph of her father, a uniformed soldier. Printed at bottom "U.S. Government Printing Office: 1944-O-570698 Distributed for the issuing agencies by the Office of War Information"
    • DHS.
    • 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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    • Warning from the FBI

    • 1943
    • Text advises Americans to report anyone they suspect of sabotage to the FBI to aid in the continuing war against spies; signed by J. Edgar Hoover, Director of the FBI. Printed at bottom "OWI Poster No. 74. Additional copies may be obtained upon...
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    • Bits of Careless Talk Are Pieced Together By The Enemy

    • 1943
    • Depicts a hand wearing a ring with a swastika insignia putting together a puzzle that reads "Convoy sails for England tonight." Printed at bottom "U.S. Government Printing Office: 1943-O-563414 Distributed by OWI for the issuing agencies."
    • Dohanos, Stevan, 1907-1994.
    • The Enemy is Listening

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    • Title continues, "He wants to know what you know. Keep it to yourself." Issued from the Military Intelligence Division, War Department; Office of Naval Intelligence, Navy Department; and the FBI Department of Justice. Printed at bottom: "U.S....
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    • A careless word...A needless sinking

    • 1942
    • Depicts several sailors in a row boat wearing tattered uniforms, some wounded, rowing away from a ship engulfed in flames. Printed at bottom " OWI Poster No. 24. Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquiries,...
    • Fischer, Anton Otto, 1882-1962.
    • Someone Talked!

    • 1942
    • Depicts a sailor in the ocean at night with his head barely above water and his hand reaching for help. Printed at bottom "OWI Poster No. 18. Additional copies may be obtained upon request from the Division of Public Inquiries, Office of War...
    • Siebel.
    • If you tell where they're going...They may never get there.

    • 1943
    • Depicts soldiers boarding a train, with text that states "don't talk about troop movements." Printed at bottom "OWI Poster No. 54. Additional copies may be obtained from the Division of Public Inquiries, Office of War Information, Washington, D.C....
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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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    • Less Dangerous than Careless Talk

    • 1944
    • Depicts a coiled rattle snake, with mouth gaping and blood dripping from its fangs. Text advises the reader not to discuss troop movements, ship sailings, or war equipment. Printed at bottom: "U.S. Government Printing Office: 1944-O-603532...
    • Dorne, Albert, 1904-1965.
    • Silence means Surprise

    • 1943
    • Depicts Hitler with a look of surprise on his face, his hair standing on end, and his hat flying into the air. The text urges discretion because silence will allow the Allies to gain a tactical advantage over the Axis powers. Printed at the...
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