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 HQ Batallón) October 27, 2014
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World War II was the largest and most violent armed conflict in the history of mankind. However, the half century that now separates us from that conflict has exacted its toll on our collective knowledge. While World War II continues to absorb the interest of military scholars
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The title and imagery of this poster says it all -- women are needed at home so men can go and fight. The image of a uniformed woman holding binoculars while her male comrade is holding a submachine gun is strong and fits in with the perceived role of women during the Second World War.read more

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The title of this war production poster "Bundles for Berlin" is a takeoff of the popular "Bundles for Britain" volunteer campaign to help England survive the Nazi onslaught before America entered the war in late 1941. This poster shows the effort to supply bundles turning more aggressive in 1942...read more

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A Canadian munitions industry poster utilizing a rhyming message. Rhymes were felt to be easier to remember so were used as often as possible in propaganda posters of all types. This poster stresses the need for accuracy in the manufacturing of munitions and the image of a micrometer reinforces...read more

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 Lieutenant) October 25, 2014
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Assassination of Heydrich (c. 1942; originally may have been untitled), oil on canvas on board. Subject: SS-General Reinhard Heydrich (1904-1942;Operation Anthropoid). Artwork created for Ministry of Information during Second World War. read more

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An inter-Allied unity of strength poster, depicting British and American sailors raising their pints together in a pub, whilst Hitler and Goebbels lurk despairingly in the background as they say: 'Unless we can divide these two fellows we're sunk!' The play on words is clever, with the idea that...read more

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Germany's tank cracker.- Even after the Russian victory and counter-offensive at Stalingrad, Henschel Hs 129B-2s were a significant threat to Allied armor. Auto cannons and 13 mm machine guns made it lethal, while armor plating made it perfect for ground support. In the brutal fighting...read more

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The Panzer III was a medium-weight tank that, at the outbreak of WWII, was designed to be the primary platform of the all-conquering panzer divisions. A number of specialized variants were created based on standard gun tanks, and one of these was the...read more

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