"Fool the Axis--Use Prophylaxis"

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"Fool the Axis--Use Prophylaxis"

Description

"Prophylaxis Prevents Venereal Disease!"

This poster features cartoons of the Axis leaders as syphilis, gonorrhea, and chanchroid. Two hold syringes and one holds a woman in lingere with a skull and crossbones.

Source

National Archives, Record Group 112: Records of the Office of the Surgeon General (Army), Series: Posters Promoting Venereal Disease Prevention and the Prevention of Other Diseases, circa 1942-1944.

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1942 Fool the Axis.jpg

Citation

Arthur Szyk, artist and John Wyeth & Brothers, Inc., Philadelphia, PA, “"Fool the Axis--Use Prophylaxis",” Venereal Disease Visual History Archive, accessed July 6, 2022, https://vdarchive.newmedialab.cuny.edu/items/show/188.

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