First World War - War in the Air

Your Planes and Your Work Defend Your Empire

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Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM PST 14259
Production date
1942-01
Place made
Great Britain
Subject period
Materials
  • medium: lithograph
  • support: paper
Dimensions
  • Support: Height 763 mm
  • Support: Width 506 mm
Alternative Names
  • object category: Poster
Creator
Category
posters

Object description

whole: the image occupies the right half. The title is partially integrated and positioned in the upper left and lower half, in red cursive script. The text is integrated and positioned down the right half, in black and in white. All set against a black background. image: a depiction of part of a page from The Star newspaper, featuring an article about British Hurricane aircraft operating in the Far East. text: Your planes and your work defend your Empire THE STAR THURSDAY, JANUARY 22, 1942 HURRICANES FIGHT AT SINGAPORE We Attack On The West IT was officially announced today that Hurricane fighters are now in action in the Singapore area. Our forces in Malaya are attacking on the west, with the [hidden] of stopping the main [hidden - Japanese] drive to Singapore. [hidden] official communique from [hidden] this afternoon gives no details of how this battle is going beyond stating that the[hidden] '[hidden - heavy] fighting.' [further section of text hidden] Infantry were ordered to attack a strongly-reinforced Japanese army threatening our western flank in Northern Johore. SINGAPORE'S BEST NEWS YET The official news that Hurricanes are now in operation [further section of text mainly hidden] (F.760). Wt.45503 3000 1/42 Gp. 961. FOSH AND CROSS LTD.

Physical description

(F.760). Wt.45503 3000. Gp. 961.

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