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This not-so-subtle poster by artist Homer Ansley was used during WWII to remind citizens to be cautious about careless talk and let the military do the speaking with heavy weapons: 'Let me do the talk

USA poster, Office for Emergency Management. Office of War Information. Domestic Operations Branch. Bureau of Special Services 1943 - 1945

American poster, Office for Emergency Management. Bureau of Special Services 1943 - 1945

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How to make the United States' ememies -- Hirohito, Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini -- stop lauighing? Don't goof off, this poster says, because that hurts the Allies' war effort. (Courtesy National World War II Museum)

WORLD WAR II CARPOOL PROPAGANDA.  Never knew car-pooling was part of the war effort!

Have You Really Tried to Save Gas by Getting Into a Car Club? By Harold Von Schmidt, 1944

#7 This was issued in order to encourage Americans to save products that could be used in the production for Jeeps. Americans were encouraged to save and ration in all sorts of ways during the war, saving rubber for jeeps is an example of one.   Source: Poster designed by Walter Richards  issued by the Office for Emergency Management, Division of Information in 1942.

: save rubber : check your tires now 1942 United States. Office for Emergency Management. Division of Information.

The Japs Will Have No Mercy. These Boys Must Kill Or Be Killed.

World War 2 Poster (American): Make your electric motor, or these boys die

Australian poster: Australia is a Food Arsenal of the Allied World -- We Must Share Our Food.

WWII Australian propaganda - "Australia is a food arsenal of the Allied World - We must share our food" Still true today!

GM's Nutcracker, 1941 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Powerful visual metaphors were common and remain common in public propaganda imagery, a quality that will be noted and used for my project.