If You Talk Too Much This Man May Die mirror



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Description U.S. soldier looks into washroom mirror with sign around it reading "IF YOU TALK TOO MUCH THIS MAN MAY DIE!". Encouragement of not spreading information which might be sensitive in the War effort during World War II. Camp Hood, Texas, 1943.

Original caption:

"Every man, a poster at Camp Hood. Taking a cue from the Office of War Information (OWI) poster "If you talk too much, this man may die", Private Ivan A. Smith, editor of the Camp Hood Panther, Camp Hood,Texas, originated this novel method of reminding his fellow soldiers to practice discretion. Looking into the mirror at the camp"
Date January 1943(1943-01)
Source U.S. Office of War Information photo, via Library of Congress website [1], converted from TIFF to .jpg and border cropped before upload to Wikimedia Commons.
Author Unnamed photographer for Office of War Information.
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Public domain This image is a work of an employee of the United States Farm Security Administration or Office of War Information domestic photographic units, created during the course of the person's official duties. As a work of the U.S. federal government, the image is in the public domain. See Copyright. US-FarmSecurityAdministration-Logo.svg
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