'Americans Suffer When Careless Talk Kills!' poster   Save
'Americans Suffer When Careless Talk Kills!' poster
Description: "Americans Suffer When Careless Talk Kills!" 1943 poster, designed to promote a sense of common purpose during World War II and to discourage unguarded sharing of strategic information. An older couple is shown who has just received a Western Union telegraph that their son has been killed. Posters like these, generally commissioned by the U.S. Government, aimed to show civilians how they could contribute to the war effort through everyday activities and aid with the allied victory overseas. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL04743
Subjects: World War II; World War, 1939-1945--War work; Ohio History--Military Ohio; War posters--Ohio
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