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This poster features an image of a woman in heavy make-up smoking a cigarette and warns she is trouble.

"Todavia Resulta Mas Facil Prevenir Que Curar Las Enfermedades Venereas"

This poster warns that sometimes penicillin doesn't work and that it is easier to prevent rather than cure venereal diseases.

The caption in this poster is in Italian. Lamenting that contracting VD is a sad end to a furlough, it also warns viewers to use prophylaxis.

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