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Gilbt Whitehead & Co. Ltd. Ports Are Often Bombed When Convoys Are In Because Somebody Talked

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09654.27 Author/Creator: Gilbt Whitehead & Co. Ltd. Place Written: New Eltham, England Type: Poster Date: 1939-1945 Pagination: 1 poster ; 50.4 x 33.8 cm.

Summary of Content: One poster entitled, "Ports Are Often Bombed When Convoys Are In Because Somebody Talked," printed by Her Majesty Stationery Office by Gilbt Whitehead &Co., LTD. dated 1939-1945. Poster features a port bombed by airplanes. There are soldiers using hoses to spray water on ships as smoke rises up. The poster reads, "Ports Are Often Bombed When Convoys Are In Because Somebody Talked Never mention arrivals, sailings, cargoes or destinations to anybody." There is an identifying number at the bottom of the poster, 51-2024. The title of the poster is written in pencil on the back, and there is a stamp of the printer's information.

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

Subjects: World War IIPropagandaAirplanesAirplanesNavy and Naval StationsEspionageEngland

Sub Era: World War II

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