World War II Propaganda Posters

11 Jul
2010

A look at World War II propaganda posters from the 1940′s, issued from the onset of the war.

It’s plain horse sense : act, think safety / 1942. United States. Division of Labor Standards.

Scrap / 1942 - United States. Dept. of Agriculture. War Boards.

Me travel?– not this summer : vacation at home / 1945 - United States. Office of Defense Transportation.

1944. United States. War Food Administration.

1943 - United States. Office of War Information.

Defense needs rubber : save your tires / 1941. United States. Office for Emergency Management. Division of Information.

Don’t shiver next winter– : order coal now! / 1944. United States. Solid Fuels Administration for War.

Sugar is scarce : make it stretch / 1946. United States. Office of Price Administration.

Fish is a fighting food : we need more / 1943. United States. Office of War Information.

Who wants to know? : silence means security. 1943. United States. Adjutant-General’s Office.

Because somebody talked! / 1944. United States. Adjutant-General’s Office. / United States. Office of War Information.

Someone talked! / 1942. United States. Office of War Information.

Wanted! for murder : her careless talk costs lives / 1944. United States. Adjutant-General’s Office.

This is Nazi brutality / 1942. United States. Office of War Information.

Remember Dec. 7th! / 1942. United States. Office of War Information.

1943. United States. Office of Price Administration.

Cost of living 1918, 1944 : price control began here / 1944. United States. Office of Price Administration.

1942. United States. President (1933-1945 : Roosevelt) / United States. Office of War Information.

Jenny on the job : gets her beauty sleep / 1943. United States. Federal Security Agency.

Jenny on the job : has her fun after work / 1943. United States. Public Health Service.

Jenny on the job : keeps fresh as a daisy / 1943. United States. Public Health Service.

1943. United States. Forest Service.

Buy bonds the G.I. way / 1945. United States. Army.

Don’t let that shadow touch them : buy war bonds / 1942. United States. Dept. of the Treasury.

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