World War II era British War Propaganda Posters

Source: Robert Lee Ghormley Papers East Carolina Manuscript Collection #1153

Don't Help the Enemy Poster Series

Don't Help the Enemy Poster Series

Don't Help the Enemy Poster Series

Don't Help the Enemy Poster Series

Staff Person: Dale Sauter

Description:

Today’s staff pick features two of the many World War II era British war propaganda posters that are held in the Robert Lee Ghormley Papers. Vice Admiral Robert Lee Ghormley, a member of the U.S. Naval Academy Class of 1906, served as Director of the War Plans Division in the Office of Chief of Naval Operations from 1939-1940. His World War II career also included service as President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Special Naval Observer in Europe (August 1940-April 1942), Commander, South Pacific Area & South Pacific Force (April-October 1942), Commander of the Fourteenth Naval District & the Hawaiian Sea Frontier (1943-1944) and Commander of United States Naval Forces in Europe (1944-1945).

A detailed preliminary inventory can be found at the following link.

http://digital.lib.ecu.edu/special/ead/findingaids/1153/

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