A Guide To War Publications of the First & Second World War: From Training Guides to Propaganda Posters

Ward, Arthur

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Hundreds of images showing details of these original wartime publications covers the stories behind all the familiar slogans exhorted to the population to do the utmost. This title advises enthusiasts on what is available, what is still published and where to find it. Num Pages: 272 pages, 150 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJF; 3JJH; HBJD; HBTB; HBWN; HBWQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 185 x 256 x 20. Weight in Grams: 786. . 2015. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory #

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