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The Director of Public Information Careless Words May Cause Disaster!

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09654.57 Author/Creator: The Director of Public Information Place Written: Ottawa, Canada Type: Poster Date: 1939-1945 Pagination: 1 poster ; 60.9 x 43.2 cm.

One poster entitled, "Careless Words May Cause Disaster!" printed by the Director of Public Information, dated 1939-1945. Poster features a sailor with the initials H.M.C.S. (Her Majesty's Canadian Ship) on his hat holding his finger up to his lips. Behind him are ships in the water, with a yellow line perpendicular to them, possibly symbolizing enemy munitions. The identifying number on the bottom of the poster is AG11EL.The text "Canada, ODPI" is written on the back of the poster with the title and creator.

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