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Artist or CreatorJoseph Lee
Title or CaptionSmiling Through: Spring Offensive / "The house-painter has called about the Spring
Cleaning, Ma'am."
Extent1 item
Published byEvening News
Date29 Feb 1940
FormatPhotograph
Embedded text or transcriptCareless talk costs lives
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Implied textWar posters - Careless talk costs lives by Fougasse
NotesNews: Feb 6th: The Government launched a nationwide anti-gossip campaign to warn people
of the danger of careless talk during the war. About 2,500,000 posters were distributed for
display in offices, barbers' shops, banks, docks, hotels and pubs. Well-known artists have
helped with their production. [Chronicle of the 20th Century]
Subjectspropaganda
domestic servants
decorators
Home front
newspapers
maids
spring cleaning
Slogans
rumours
employees
World War 1939-1945
SeriesSmiling Through
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Fax: 02075660388
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GB/BCA/394Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)1889-1945Born in Austria. Politician and leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party (Nazi Party). He served as German chancellor from 1933-1945 and head of state (Fuhrer) from 1934-1945. He established a single-party dictatorship based on the totalitarian and autocratic ideals of national socialism. He gained support for his views on German nationalism, anti-Semitism, anti-capitalism and anti-communism through his impassioned speeches and propaganda. He wanted to establish a New Order of absolute rule in Europe and pursued a policy of seizing land by force for the Aryan people.  
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