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WW2 Poster -- Typhus, How Is It Spread?

WW2 Poster -- Typhus, How Is It Spread?

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Filename: 10804938.jpg

Size: 1969 x 3000 (1.3MB)

Date: 14th November 2013

Credit: The National Army Museum / Mary Evans Picture Library

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WW2 Poster -- Typhus, How Is It Spread?

Information poster on typhus and how it is spread. Colour lithograph, British Army anti-typhus medical information poster, after 2nd Lieutenant Stacey Hopper. The poster poses questions, with illustrated answers, relating to the danger and prevention of Typhus and the lice that carry it. It was aimed, in particular, at troops on active service in Italy during World War Two. AL.63 was a DDT-based anti-louse powder used during World War Two to prevent infestation.

Media ID 9356389

© Mary Evans Picture Library 2013

1940s 1944 Active Advice Anti Army Based Bathing Baths British Carry Civilians Clothes Clothing Colour Danger Dirty Disease Forties Hopper Illness Illustrated Information Insect Italy Lieutenant Lithograph Medical Poster Protection Published Regular Service Spread Stacey Text Troops Warning Wartime World Wwii

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