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  • Come on Boys!

    Come on Boys!

    November 19, 2014

    United States National Guard recruitment poster. Marching soldiers. Some soldiers are making an inviting gesture. From our WOI Image collection.

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  • Vecht mee tegen Vetlap J.

    Vecht mee tegen Vetlap J.

    June 12, 2013

    Poster published by the Army Information Service to encourage soldiers to hygiene. Image: Piles of cleaning materials (bucket, dustpan, brushes and broom) joined together in the form of guns and drawn tightly together next to each other.

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  • Kerstpakketten-actie

    NiWin Kerstpakketten-actie

    June 12, 2013

    Poster with a call to support soldiers in the Dutch Indies with Christmas Gifts. A joint initiative of the Red Cross, Humanitas and catholic and protestant organizations. Image: A branch of fir with a christmas bauble with an image of a soldier on it.

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  • MG Militair Gezag

    MG Militair Gezag. De schakel tusschen de Geallieerden en Nederland

    June 12, 2013

    Poster on the Allied military cooperation published by the Dutch Military Government. Image: Three colorfull linked rings against a dark black and blue background. On the first ring the flags of the allied countries are printed, the next one has the colors of MG [Military Government], the last one the colors of the Dutch flag.

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  • Ik val aan… volgt mij…

    June 12, 2013

    Recruitment poster for the Dutch Navy in the context of the “Politionele Acties” in Dutch East Indies.  [I attack, follow me (with these words Rear-Admiral Doorman met the Japanese fleet in 1942). This command applies to you.] Image: Drawing of a proud looking Rear Admiral Doorman against a red, white and blue background, colors of the […]

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  • Glory to the victorious Red Army!

    June 12, 2013

    Russian propaganda poster. Image: A big red star, olive branch, hammer and sickle.

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  • Free Holland welcomes the soldiers of the Allies

    June 12, 2013

    Poster by the Dutch Government Information Service to welcome the soldiers of the Allies: “Free Holland welcomes the soldiers of the Allies.” Image: A perspective view of path in the shape of a sword with a saluting soldier. Along the path huge flags of the Allies form a corridor.

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  • Come on boys! Give the Guard a fighting chance. Fight along side your Friends

    Come on boys! Give the Guard a Fighting Chance

    June 12, 2013

    Recruitment poster for the United States Army. Image: Marching soldiers. Some soldiers are making an inviting gesture.

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  • Conference about ICJ’s judgment in the case between Nicaragua and the USA

    June 28, 2011

    In 1986, the International Court of Justice issued its judgment on the merits in a dispute between Nicaragua and the United States of America. Twenty-five years later, members of the legal teams of both Nicaragua and the United States faced each other once again in the Peace Palace.

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