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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. 

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Anti-rumour and careless talk poster. Mock "German Intelligence Officer" gives message to British troops on the consequences of giving military details to friends.

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 Lieutenant) October 25, 2014
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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...read more

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 Lieutenant) October 25, 2014
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A recruitment poster, using the strong graphic colours and modern geometric style that make it instantly recognisable as Games's work. The image depicts a Medical Service soldier attached to the Commandos scaling a cliff.

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 Lieutenant) October 25, 2014
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A road safety poster in a strong modern graphic style, depicting two shadowy civilian men shining their torch as they cross each other in the road. The slogan is direct and to the point: 'Shine your torch downwards when crossing the road' so as not to blind drivers and other pedestrians in the...read more

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 Lieutenant) October 25, 2014
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The image is an 'urgent call for blood', depicting infantry soldiers advancing amongst a cloud of smoke, and graphically pointing to the official Army Blood Transfusion appointment card. Space is provided for over-printing to allow local centres to provide information on location and/or time,...read more

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 Lieutenant) October 25, 2014
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A Careless talk poster, illustrated with civilian and armed forces headgear, with the slogan 'The more information you keep under your hat' (trilby hat) and the caption 'the safer he'll be under his' (steel helmet). This slogan is less succinct, although more explicit, than the wide-ranging...read more

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 Lieutenant) October 25, 2014
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A careless talk poster, illustrated with the figure of a blonde-haired woman reclining, and officers from each branch of the Armed Forces about her, with the slogan 'Keep mum she's not so dumb!' The slogan was an adaptation of the 1940 campaign, 'Be Like Dad, Keep Mum', which had so enraged the...read more

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 Lieutenant) October 25, 2014
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A subtly coloured fuel economy poster issued by the Ministry of Fuel and Power, illustrated with an unattended kettle boiling over a full gas flame. The poster was illustrated in Advertiser's Weekly on 12 October, in an article referring to the new winter economy campaign.

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 Lieutenant) October 25, 2014
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An impressive modernist design by Frank Newbould, with elementary imagery of oversized pliers squeezing and breaking down the Nazi swastika. The poster uses an extract from a BBC radio broadcast given by Churchill on 9 February 1941, aimed at President Roosevelt. The speech implied that the...read more

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