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"Never was so much owed by so many to so few"
Poster of Royal Air Force servicemen in flight gear, undated reproduction by Vintage Arte, based on an original design from the 1940s. Numbered 101 of 2500. Text: "'Never was so much owed by so many to so few.' The Prime Minister."

America calling / Take your place in Civilian Defense
Poster of an eagle and the U.S. Civilian Defense emblem, undated reproduction based on an original design from 1941. Photograph by Arthur H. Fisher. Text: "America calling / Take your place in Civilian Defense."

Americans suffer when careless talk kills!
Poster of a mother and father grieving news from a telegram, 1943. Art by Harry Anderson. Text: "Americans suffer when careless talk kills!"

Back the attack! / Buy war bonds
Poster of serviceman holding a machine gun as parachutes descend above him, circa 1940s. Text: "Back the attack! / Buy war bonds."

Be a Marine / Free a Marine to fight
Poster of a servicewoman of the U.S. Marine Corps Women's Reserve with an unidentified aircraft, circa 1940s. Text: "Be a Marine / Free a Marine to fight."

Bits of careless talk are pieced together by the enemy
Poster of a hand wearing a Nazi ring piecing together a jigsaw puzzle, 1943. Art by Stevan Dohanos. Text: "Bits of careless talk are pieced together by the enemy / Convoy sails for England tonight."

Enlist in a proud profession! / Join the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps
Poster of a servicewoman of the United States Cadet Nurse Corps, circa 1940s. Art by Carolyn Moorhead Edmundson. Text: "Enlist in a proud profession! / Join the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps / A lifetime education -- free! If you can qualify / For…

Fuel fights! / Save your share
Poster promoting fuel conservation, 1943. Lists tips on how to conserve coal, oil, and gas for the war effort. Text: "Fuel fights! / Save your share / 1. Keep your temperature at 65 degrees F during day - lower at night. / 2. Don't heat unused rooms.…

In 1942 America will build 60,000 war planes…
Poster of aircraft in flight over a portrait of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, undated reproduction by Vintage Arte, based on an original design from the 1940s. Numbered 101 of 2500. Text: "In 1942 America will build 60,000 war planes. In 1943…

United / The United Nations fight for freedom
Poster of flags from Allied nations flying above ships, tanks, and aircraft, 1943. Text: United / The United Nations fight for freedom."
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