A sword labeled prophylaxis cuts off the tentacles of an octopus labeled VD. The arms have the names of different venereal diseases on them.
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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Pvt. H. Boettjer, artist and Medical Corps, Camp Maxey, TX, “"Prophylaxis" Octopus,” Venereal Disease Visual History Archive, accessed December 9, 2022, https://vdarchive.newmedialab.cuny.edu/items/show/240.
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