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Canadian World War II Posters Gallery

Pictures of Canadian War Posters From World War II

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War posters were a key part of the Canadian government campaign to stimulate support for World War II amongst Canadians. Canadian war posters were also used to recruit, to encourage wartime productivity and to raise money through Victory Bonds and other savings programs. Some World War II posters were also produced by private companies to encourage production.

Produced first by the Bureau of Public Information and later in World War II by the Wartime Information Board (WIB), Canadian war posters were fairly cheap to produce, could be created quickly and got a wide, sustained exposure.

Canadian war posters in World War II were colorful, dramatic, and immediate. They were displayed in a variety of sizes just about anywhere you could imagine - on billboards, buses, in theatres, in the workplace and even on matchbox covers. These simple advertising vehicles give a quick glimpse of wartime life in Canada during World War II.

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The Torch - Canadian World War II PosterThe Torch - Be Yours to Hold it High! - Canadian World War II PosterIt's Our War - Canadian World War II PosterIt's Our War - Canadian World War II PosterLick Them Over There - Canadian World War II PosterLick Them Over There - Canadian World War II PosterTo Victory - Canadian World War II PosterTo Victory - Canadian World War II Poster
Attack on All Fronts - Canadian World War II PosterAttack on All Fronts - Canadian World War II PosterAllons-y Canadiens - Canadian World War II PosterAllons-y Canadiens - Canadian World War II PosterPour Vaincre - Canadian World War II PosterPour Vaincre - Canadian World War II PosterGet Ready to Beat Hitler - Canadian World War II PosterGet Ready to Beat Hitler - Canadian World War II Poster
Canada's New Army  - Canadian World War II PosterCanada's New Army - Canadian World War II PosterCome on Pal Enlist - Canadian World War II PosterCome on Pal Enlist - Canadian World War II PosterLibrary and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1983-30-32Save Coal - Canadian World War II PosterGet Your Teeth Into the Job - Canadian World War II PosterGet Your Teeth Into the Job - Canadian World War II Poster

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