WWII Poster Careless Talk...got there first, 1944
This is a 1944 poster produced by the Office of War Information. The artist was Herbert Morton Stoops.
This poster was one of a series produced during World War II with the objective of educating war workers and military personnel on the reality of spies in their midst. Through posters and other channels the message was sent that casual comments can have disastrous consequences. This poster is a particularly graphic reminder that lives are at stake.
Today in WW II: 28 Mar 1942 A force of 650 British Commandos stage a raid on the French coastal town of St. Nazaire aimed at its German U-Boat pens and other naval facilities. More ↓
28 Mar 1943 Port of Naples, Italy: ammunition ship Caterina Costa, loaded with supplies for Italian forces in Africa, explodes killing 600 plus 3000 injured.
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