Ww2 Newsmap. Rare. Dr. Seuss.theodor Geisel. Nov. 8 1943 This Is Ann. Malaria
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Ww2 Newsmap. Rare. Dr. Seuss.theodor Geisel. Nov. 8 1943 This Is Ann. Malaria:
WW2 Newsmap. Rare. Dr. Seuss/Theodor Geisel. Nov. 8 1943 This Is Ann/Malaria. Condition is "Used". WW2 original newsmap. Pictorial map. Informational poster about the Anopheles mosquito and its dangers especially malaria. Two sided. Monday, Nov. 8, 1943, Week of Oct 28-Nov 4. 217th week of the war. 99th week of US participation. Illustrations by Theodor Geisel aka Dr. Seuss. Text was in collaboration with Monro Leaf who also wrote books. Author of The Story of Ferdinand. Theodor Seuss Geisel(1904-1991) enlisted in 1943 and was a captain in the Army. Poster was prepared and distributed by Army Orientation Course Special Service Division Army Service Forces War Dept., 2E 581 Pentagon Bldg. Washington, DC. It measures 35'x47". Some edge wear. Some staining. Tiny pin marks in corners from being pinned up at one time. It has been stored rolled up. There appear to be light vertical creases but these are very light as it has been rolled up. This is Ann...she drinks blood! Her full name is Anopheles mosquito and she's dying to meet you!Her trade is dishing out MALARIA! If you'll take a look at the map below you can see where she hangs out. She can knock you flat so you're no good to your country, your outfit or yourself. You've got the dope, the nets and stuff to lick her if you will USE IT. Use a little horse sense and you can lick Ann. Get sloppy and careless about her and she'll bat you down just as surely as a bomb, a bullet or a shell. Verso side Shows 5 war fronts(Italy, Russia, Air Offensive, Southwest Pacific, and Burma) Bougainville: last stop in the Solomons. Crimea is cut off. An original. Rare. Fragile. The War Dept. published Newsmaps weekly and they generally featured maps of recent battles and campaigns and were often complimented by educational posters on verso. Colorful graphics and usually upbeat messages were effective for relying information and propaganda. Map is being held in place in pics with antique flower frogs as it was rolled up. These are not included.