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'He Talked. They Died', 1943

Lithograph poster designed by Abram Games, printed by Henry Hildesley Limited, 1943.

This was one of a series of wartime public information posters designed after Abram Games to show the unintentional effect of 'careless talk'. The image links the mouth of the perpetrator to a photograph of dead servicemen - in this case British soldiers killed during the failed raid at Dieppe in August 1942.

From a collection of 45 posters from World War Two (1939-1945).

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 2013-07-2-7

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum, Out of Copyright

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=2013-07-2-7