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

1942-44 Buddy Its Great to Know Youre Safe 2.jpg
"'NO' is the best tactic, the next, PROPHYLACTIC"This poster features images of servicemen outside a prophylactic station and advises audiences to use prophylaxis if they engage in sexual activity.

Not In The Line of Duty 1918.jpg
This social hygiene poster shows a serviceman in a hospital bed who has been sidelined because of VD. The line "Not in the Line of Duty" refers to the fact that soldiers who were ill due to venereal disease were not considered to be injured in the…

Torch 1918.jpg
This poster features an image of a serviceman at the grave of a comrade to promote social hygiene.

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

This poster advises servicemen to avoid VD.

1942-44 Big Step Forward.jpg
"The New Pro Kit : Simple, Easy, Effective"

This poster features a cartoon of a serviceman, Cpl. Emax, and promotes a new pro kit.

1944 AAFTC All For One.jpg
"Don't Let Your Team Down! Don't Let V.D. Put You on the Sidelines!"

This poster advises servicemen that they are letting down their fellow men if they contract VD.

1942-44 Almost!.jpg
This poster shows a serviceman who was left behind because of VD. He watches a boat sail off into the sunset while a large hand labeled VD holds him on the shore.

1942-44 Beware VD.jpg
This poster warns audiences about venereal disease. "VD" grips a serviceman around the waist.

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1942-44 Common Sense Protection.jpg
This poster features an image of a soldier in gas mask, drawing parallels between that protection and VD prophylaxis.

1940 Dont Be Her Pin Up Boy.jpg
This cartoon features a woman labeled "venereal disease" holding a letter. Photos of three different men are tacked on the wall behind her.

1940 dont do this or this.jpg
"Don't go to a quack doctor : Don't buy home remedies : If you think you have a Venereal Disease...See Your Medical Officer At Once : The Army Has the Best Drugs and the Best Treatment"

This poster discourages servicemen from seeking treatment…

1942 Dont Sweat It Out.jpg
"When you go marching home--will you be clean and fit? Take a Pro"This poster advises servicemen to use prophylaxis. It includes a space for a list of local prophylaxis stations.

1942-44 Don't Sweat It Out.jpg
"If you've been exposed...Prophylaxis Prevents Venereal Disease"

This poster advises servicemen to use prophylaxis.

1943 Easy to Get.jpg
"Don't take a chance--Take a Pro"

This poster warns that venereal diseases are easy to get. It shows a serviceman outside a bar with a woman. A prophylaxis station is across the street.

1940* You Art a Sabateur.jpg
"...Whether or Not You Get a Venereal Disease You Still Are Gambling With the Freedom of Your Country by Your Carelessness"This poster warns soldiers that failing to use prophylaxis threatens the nation.

1942-44 Every Man Dreams.jpg
"Every man dreams of a healthy family! Don't Let Syphilis or Clap Kill that Dream"

This poster appeals to servicemen's concerns about family, warning that VD could threaten their future plans. It features an image of a young woman and a baby.

1943 fight syphilis and gonorrhea.jpg
"Avoid exposure : Avoid pickups and prostitutes : If exposed, use prophylaxis : If infected, see a medical officer"

1940 For Home And Country.jpg
"Avoid Venereal Disease."

Three figures, a soldier, a sailor, and a pilot, salute a woman and child sitting outside a suburban home. A US flag flies in front of the house. The text advises servicemen to avoid venereal disease with their family and…

1942-44 For Protection Use Prophylaxis.jpg
This poster advises servicemen to use prophylaxis.
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