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Wartime Collection (#4)

Background imageWartime Collection: WW2 Poster -- Back Them Up

WW2 Poster -- Back Them Up
Back Them Up! Colour photolithograph printed by Fosh and Cross Ltd, published by HMSO. Showing a British Commando raid on a German-held port in Norway. 1940

Background imageWartime Collection: WW1 Recruitment Poster -- Join the Army

WW1 Recruitment Poster -- Join the Army
Printed recruitment poster No 3: Your King and Country Need You - Join The Army Until The War Is Over. Issued by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee, November 1914. 1914

Background imageWartime Collection: WW2 Poster -- Volunteer ATS

WW2 Poster -- Volunteer ATS
if you are over 17 and a half or 18, under 19, Volunteer ATS. Recruitment poster, Auxiliary Territorial Service. Colour photolithograph by unknown artist, published by HMSO. 1940

Background imageWartime Collection: WW2 Poster -- Serve in Silence

WW2 Poster -- Serve in Silence
Serve in Silence. Se Taire C est Servir. Colour photolithograph, with a profile of Britannia against a Union Jack flag. 1940

Background imageWartime Collection: WW2 Poster -- Auxiliary Territorial Service

WW2 Poster -- Auxiliary Territorial Service
Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS), the new womens service, recruitment poster. Colour photolithograph, artist unknown, published by HMSO. Showing a woman in uniform blowing a bugle. 1940

Background imageWartime Collection: WW1 Recruitment Poster -- Help to end the War

WW1 Recruitment Poster -- Help to end the War
Printed recruitment poster No 42: Help to end the War by enlisting in the gallant British Army, which is fighting Britains Battle For Freedom in Belgium & France

Background imageWartime Collection: WW2 Poster -- Theres a grand job waiting

WW2 Poster -- Theres a grand job waiting
Theres a grand job waiting - you can still volunteer, ATS. Recruitment poster, Auxiliary Territorial Service. Colour photolithograph, artist unknown, published by HMSO. 1940

Background imageWartime Collection: British fundraising poster, WW1

British fundraising poster, WW1
For Your Children. Buy War Savings Certificates and they will live to thank you, 1917. Colour half tone print of a pastel drawing by Rosina Mantovari Gutti, published as No

Background imageWartime Collection: WW2 Poster -- Camouflage Hints

WW2 Poster -- Camouflage Hints
Camouflage Hints. Printed poster designed by Sgt H F (Fred) Darking (1911-1999), Royal Engineers, showing how to use camouflage nets to restrict visibility from the air. 1940s

Background imageWartime Collection: WW1 Recruitment Poster -- Letter from George V

WW1 Recruitment Poster -- Letter from George V
An open letter To my people from King George V. One of thirteen printed posters produced in Britain between August 1914 - March 1916. 1916

Background imageWartime Collection: WW2 Poster -- Union Jack on sale here

WW2 Poster -- Union Jack on sale here
Union Jack On Sale Here - Daily Except Sunday. Poster advertising the newspaper Union Jack, 1943-1944. 1944

Background imageWartime Collection: WW1 Recruitment Poster -- England Expects

WW1 Recruitment Poster -- England Expects
Printed recruitment poster No 1: England Expects Every Man To Do His Duty and Join The Army Today. Issued by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee. 1914

Background imageWartime Collection: WW2 Poster -- 10th Essex in War and Peace

WW2 Poster -- 10th Essex in War and Peace
With The 10th Essex in War and Peace. Colour photolithograph poster with a wartime scene, after Norman Howard, published by the Essex Regiment Museum, 1990

Background imageWartime Collection: WW2 Poster -- War Supplies For Russia

WW2 Poster -- War Supplies For Russia
War Supplies For Russia. Coloured photolithograph after Blake. A convoy of British and American lorries streams along the Persian route to Russia. 1942

Background imageWartime Collection: WW2 Poster -- Careless Talk Costs Lives

WW2 Poster -- Careless Talk Costs Lives
but for Heavens sake don t say I told you! Careless Talk Costs Lives. Colour photolithograph poster by Cyril Kenneth Bird (Fougasse)

Background imageWartime Collection: WW2 Poster -- Flies Foul Food -- Keep Food Covered

WW2 Poster -- Flies Foul Food -- Keep Food Covered
Flies Foul Food - Diarrhoea and Dysentery Follow. Keep Food Covered! Colour lithograph poster after 2nd Lt Stacey Hopper. Anti-dysentery

Background imageWartime Collection: Illustration, Jersey in Jail, man and two women

Illustration, Jersey in Jail, man and two women
Illustration, Jersey in Jail, showing a thin man whose trousers are too big for him, chatting with two women -- Very few have any superfluous fat of their own. 1940-1945

Background imageWartime Collection: Public Information Poster - Preventing Idle Talk

Public Information Poster - Preventing Idle Talk
Talk Less - You Never Know A Public Information Poster, highlighting the importance of preventing idle talk which might lead to the divulging of sensitive information pertinent to the war effort to

Background imageWartime Collection: Illustration, Jersey in Jail, Nazi soldiers in the street

Illustration, Jersey in Jail, Nazi soldiers in the street
Illustration, Jersey in Jail, showing Nazi soldiers marching down a street -- Sing, all you mis-begotten bounders, sing. 1940-1945

Background imageWartime Collection: Illustration, Jersey in Jail, farming

Illustration, Jersey in Jail, farming
Illustration, Jersey in Jail, showing people farming -- Within a year, very few were still working on the land. 1940-1945

Background imageWartime Collection: Recruitment poster for the Corps of Military Police

Recruitment poster for the Corps of Military Police - Second World War. circa 1940

Background imageWartime Collection: RAF Poster, Help Britain Finish The Job! WW2

RAF Poster, Help Britain Finish The Job! WW2
RAF Poster, Help Britain Finish The Job! Showing two British Hawker Hurricane fighters flying over a British aircraft carrier at sea during the Second World War

Background imageWartime Collection: Illustration, Jersey in Jail, squadrons overhead

Illustration, Jersey in Jail, squadrons overhead
Illustration, Jersey in Jail, with people excited to see British squadrons flying overhead, giving them hopes of liberation. 1940-1945

Background imageWartime Collection: Esme in Blue by David Wright

Esme in Blue by David Wright
Beautiful portrait of the artists wife, Esme by David Wright, better known for his pin ups. She sits with her arms folded and looks over her shoulder while wearing a turban style scarf on her head

Background imageWartime Collection: Cover design, Jersey in Jail 1940-45

Cover design, Jersey in Jail 1940-45, by Horace Wyatt, with illustrations by Edmund Blampied. 1940-1945

Background imageWartime Collection: Illustration, Jersey in Jail, freedom

Illustration, Jersey in Jail, freedom
Illustration, Jersey in Jail, showing people celebrating their freedom at the end of the war. 1940-1945

Background imageWartime Collection: RAF Poster, Back Them Up! WW2

RAF Poster, Back Them Up! WW2
RAF Poster, Back Them Up!, showing a raid by Hudson planes of the Coastal Command on German shipping at Aalesund, Norway, during the Second World War, in which eleven ships were hit. 1941

Background imageWartime Collection: Illustration, Jersey in Jail, praying for deliverance

Illustration, Jersey in Jail, praying for deliverance
Illustration, Jersey in Jail, showing people praying for deliverance with a cross on the wall behind them. 1940-1945

Background imageWartime Collection: Glamorous woman with lipstick, by David Wright

Glamorous woman with lipstick, by David Wright
A glamorous red-haired woman in skimpy black underwear and stockings by pin-up artist David Wright. She is sitting at her dressing table putting on her lipstick, and looking cheekily at the viewer

Background imageWartime Collection: Patriotic terrier

Patriotic terrier circa 1915

Background imageWartime Collection: Careless Talk Costs Lives - WWII poster

Careless Talk Costs Lives - WWII poster
Poster warning of the dangers of gossiping and inadvertently giving away national secrets to the enemy during World War Two. Date: c.1940

Background imageWartime Collection: Back Them Up - World War Two poster

Back Them Up - World War Two poster
World War Two poster depicting British bombers (they look like the Bristol Beaufort) carrying out a daytime bombing raid on the city of Berlin. Date: 1939-1945

Background imageWartime Collection: Poster, Fight for King and Empire

Poster, Fight for King and Empire, Our Brave Soldiers Need Your Help. circa 1915

Background imageWartime Collection: Poster, Your King and Country Need You

Poster, Your King and Country Need You, Enlist Now. Encouraging people to join up and fight in the First World War. circa 1914-1915

Background imageWartime Collection: Poster: I need your Rags

Poster: I need your Rags. A man in uniform explains that rags are needed for salvage, to make engine wipers, blankets, uniforms, overcoats, etc as part of the War Effort. circa 1940s

Background imageWartime Collection: Poster, Eat Plenty of Green Vegetables

Poster, Eat Plenty of Green Vegetables
Wartime poster, Eat Plenty of Green Vegetables and Keep Fit. 1940s

Background imageWartime Collection: Facsimile of a leaf with a message during WW2

Facsimile of a leaf with a message during WW2
Facsimile of an autumn leaf bearing a message during World War Two. The message, in French, reads: I have fallen, O Churchill! Where are you? Where are your soldiers

Background imageWartime Collection: Dutch poster warning against the Black Market

Dutch poster warning against the Black Market
Dutch poster warning people that the Black Market is a form of theft -- don t steal from your countrymen, ensure equal distribution for all! Showing a rat eating grain from a torn sack. 1940s

Background imageWartime Collection: Poster advertising War Savings

Poster advertising War Savings, encourage people to invest in war bonds to support the ATS (the womens branch of the army, the Auxiliary Territorial Service). 1940s

Background imageWartime Collection: Poster, Offer Your Services Now

Poster, Offer Your Services Now, Our Brave Soldiers at the Front Need Your Help. Recruitment for the First World War. circa 1914-1915

Background imageWartime Collection: Wartime cover of Weldons Ladies Journal

Wartime cover of Weldons Ladies Journal
Front cover of Weldons Ladies Journal for August 1940 with a wartime couple, smiling together, he in RAF uniform. The cover also advertises patterns inside of pretty undies and a smart frock

Background imageWartime Collection: Poster, Free Holland Welcomes the Soldiers of the Allies

Poster, Free Holland Welcomes the Soldiers of the Allies. circa 1945

Background imageWartime Collection: Poster warning about safety on the airfield

Poster warning about safety on the airfield. Watch that prop. Careless walk costs lives. Showing a pilot losing his head by walking into a spinning propeller. 1940s

Background imageWartime Collection: Poster requesting Rags for salvage

Poster requesting Rags for salvage
Poster: request for Rags for salvage. Rags are needed to make engine wipers, blankets, uniforms, overcoats, gun wadding, charts, roofing felt, maps, etc

Background imageWartime Collection: Poster advertising War Savings Certificates

Poster advertising War Savings Certificates. One workman tells another that its worth while. 1940s

Background imageWartime Collection: Poster: Waste Paper goes into Action

Poster: Waste Paper goes into Action. Paper makes shell containers, cartridge wads, rifle grenade washers, mortar bomb carriers, etc. Put out paper for salvage. circa 1940s

Background imageWartime Collection: Poster giving the cost of various weapons and equipment

Poster giving the cost of various weapons and equipment
Wartime poster giving the cost of various weapons and equipment, from aircraft, tanks, ships, guns and shells to barrage balloons and searchlights. 1940s

Background imageWartime Collection: Poster, Rally Round the Flag

Poster, Rally Round the Flag, Every Fit Man Wanted. Recruitment for the First World War. circa 1914-1915




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