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Designed by Bureau of Naval Personnel Training Aids / U.S. Government Printing Office, Nav War Map No. 4 / THE NORTH PACIFIC AREA. Washington: Bureau of Naval Personnel, Navy Dept., 1944.

Striking U.S. Navy map of the North Pacific in WWII

A mammoth and colorful propaganda map of the North Pacific issued by the U.S. Navy near the end of World War II. This impressive, separately-published poster highlights events across the North Pacific, beginning with the Japanese strikes of late 1941 and early 1942. The attack on Pearl Harbor is highlighted, for example, by a depiction of […]

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World War I propaganda map

A large and dramatic World War I propaganda poster, cleverly demonstrating Germany’s aggressive intentions through the words of her own leaders and intellectuals.  Regions held or allegedly coveted by her are colored an unmistakable blood red. This is one of several such images published by Stanford’s in support of the war effort. References Persuasive Cartography: The […]

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First World War propaganda map by the Committee on Public Information

A compelling First World War propaganda map designed to shape American public opinion in favor of American involvement. This large broadside is surmounted by a map of Europe, North Africa and the Near East depicting the Central Powers (red) and the Entente (black), with territory held by each side indicating by shading in the corresponding […]

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An anti-Communist propaganda map

A simple-but-compelling Cold War propaganda poster, making a visual argument for western European unity as a bulwark against the Communist threat. The poster features a young woman astride a verdant Europe. Seeking protection from the looming storm clouds of Communism, she holds aloft an umbrella comprising the flags of western European nations (Surely it is no […]

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Striking World War Two “ Nav War Map ” issued by the U.S. Navy

A mammoth and colorful ” Nav War Map ” issued by the U.S. Navy Department near the end of World War II. This impressive, separately-published propaganda map was produced to emphasize the vast scale on which the U.S Navy operated during the Second World War. It gives particular attention to the Navy’s role in protecting the […]

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1918 Red Cross "Make Good the Promise" poster for its Second War Fund drive

The American Red Cross raises its Second War Fund in 1918

A mammoth, vibrant and effective American Red Cross poster exhorting citizens to contribute to its Second War Fund drive in May 2018. The poster features an outline map of northeastern North America, the Atlantic and northern Europe. The continents are linked by a vibrant rainbow originating in an American pot of gold—bearing the label “Keep […]

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Nav War Maps of the Mediterranean and South China Sea

Two spectacular propaganda maps of the Mediterranean and South China Sea, printed front and back on a single sheet and issued in 1944 by the U.S. Navy Department. The recto features Nav War Map No. 1, which highlights the strategic importance of the Mediterranean, which “offers many approaches to Fortress Europe.” It also emphasizes Allied […]

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Fireworks Graphics, SUPPORT THE BLACK LIBERATION ARMY & ALL NEW AFRIKAN FREEDOM FIGHTERS. [Oakland:] National Committee to Defend New Afrikan Freedom Fighters, ca. 1981.

Black Liberation Army poster with map of the Republic of New Afrika

A striking ca. 1981 Black Liberation Army (BLA) propaganda poster featuring a map of the Deep South reimagined as the Republic of New Afrika. The poster features a half-length portrait of BLA member Mtayari Shabaka Sundiata, killed in 1981 in a shoot-out with police after the robbery of a Brinks armored car in Nyack, New […]

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