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U.S. Government Printing Office We have just begun to fight!

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09654.06 Author/Creator: U.S. Government Printing Office Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Poster Date: 1943 Pagination: 1 poster ; 57.1 x 40.7 cm.

Summary of Content: One poster entitled, "We have just begun to fight!" printed by the U.S. Government Printing Office, dated 1943. Poster features a soldier charging forward with his left hand raised up and looking behind him urging others forward. He holds a gun topped with a bayonet in his right hand. The poster also lists places including; Pearl Harbor, Bataan, Coral Sea, Midway, Guadalcanal, New Guinea, Bismarck Sea, Casablanca, Algiers, and Tunisia. The identifying numbers at the bottom of the poster are OWI poster No. 62 and O-527284. There is a stamp reading, "Wm. A. Donovan," and the text' "OWI #62," on the back of the poster.


Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: Pearl HarborBataanMidwayGuadalcanalPropagandaWorld War II

Sub Era: World War II

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