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1942-1944 Two New Gremlins.jpg
This poster shows syphilis and gonorrhea gremlins chaining up a serviceman.

1942-1944 In Her Hands.jpg
"Avoid V.D."

This poster warns servicemen to avoid VD and reminds them of their sweethearts at home.

1942-1944 50 Missions Overseas.jpg
"Suspect! PRO-tect!"

This poster advises servicemen to avoid VD.

1942-44 You Are Americas Defense.jpg
This poster shows a fighting soldier and warns servicemen that their VD hurts the war effort.

1942-44 When Speed Counts.jpg
This poster advertises a new prophylaxis kit.

1942-44 What Will You Tell Them?.jpg
"Beware of VD"

This poster features a soldier returning home on crutches. It advises servicemen to avoid VD so they won't feel ashamed when they return home.

1942-44 Wait Soldier!.jpg
"Don't let V.D. do this to you! PROPHYLAXIS will see you through."This poster features an image of a blind man walking with a cane. It warns audiences to use prophylaxis to prevent these effects.

1942-44 Throw Money Away.jpg
"Don't Take a Chance Take a 'Pro'!!"

This poster promotes prophylaxis use and portrays it as common sense.

1942-44 The Price.jpg
This poster shows a serviceman at a bar being approached by a woman. It implies that the woman is a prostitute who will spread disease.

1942-44 The New One Tube.jpg
"Ask about it : Learn! : Avoid Disease"

This poster advertises new prophylaxis methods to servicemen.

1942-44 Stop Sabotage.jpg
"prevent venereal disease"

This poster features an image of a soldier aiming a gun and likens contracting venereal disease to sabotage.

1942-44 Soldier Beware!.jpg
This poster advices servicemen to practice abstinence or use prophylaxis to avoid venereal disease.

"Syphilis : Gonorrhea : Abstinence is the Safest Measure! Otherwise 1. Use a Contraceptive (Rubber) 2. Immediate Prophylaxis! Know the Locations of…

1942-44 Smart Soldiers.jpg
This poster warns soldiers to avoid pick-ups. It shows a man with a sore on his lip.

1942-44 Second Front 2.jpg
This poster shows Mussolini, Hitler, and Tojo pleased with all the soldiers queueing for the VD clinic.

1942-44 Prophylaxis Octopus 2.jpg
A sword labeled prophylaxis cuts off the tentacles of an octopus labeled VD. The arms have the names of different venereal diseases on them.

1942-44 Optimistic Oliver.jpg
"Avoid VD"

This poster warns servicemen not to make assumptions about pick-ups and assume they don't have VD.

1942-44 Once the Was a Man.jpg
This poster tells the story of a man who gets drunk, fails to use prophylaxis, and ends up with VD. Part of the "Rum and Women Just Don't Mix Series."

“Once there was a [man]. He thought he was a very smart [man] and said that the [posters] were…

1942-44 No Is The Best Tactic.jpg
This poster promotes prophylaxis.

1942-44 New Pro Kit 20.jpg
"Always Use Soap and Water First"

This poster promotes a new prophylaxis kit. It features the character Cpl. Emax.

1942-44 New Pro Kit 2.jpg
This poster promotes new prophylaxis kits. It features the character Cpl. Emax.
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