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    World War II Propaganda Poster (Office of War Information, 1942). Poster (22" X 28") No. 18 -- "Someone Talked!" War.
    In an attempt to prevent careless talk of the whereabouts of ships during the war, posters such as this were widely circulated. This haunting image of a drowning military seaman pointing accusingly was displayed in army and navy posts, shipyards, waterfront bars and restaurants, as a direct warning to saboteurs and spies. Artist Frederick Siebel captures the mood of paranoia perfectly on this poster. An unrestored poster with good color and an overall very presentable appearance. It may have tears, slight paper loss, minor stains, edge and fold wear, and/or some fold separation. There is a tear near the top text that originates from a separation in the vertical fold. Additionally, there is a tear in the left side. Each tear has paper tape on the verso. Please see full-color, enlargeable image below for more details. Folded, Fine.


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    28th Sunday
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