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'Safeguard Your Liberties! Join The Territorial Army'

Colour lithograph recruiting poster, after Lance Cattermole, 1938. Poster number six, published by the War Office, 1938.

After the Munich agreement of 1938 efforts were undertaken to expand the British Army as the threat of war grew. The Territorial Army (TA) was doubled in size and conscription was re-introduced in April 1939. By December of that year over one million men had been drafted into the Army.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1984-01-54-1

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum, Out of Copyright

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=1984-01-54-1