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Original vintage World War Two poster issued by the Ministry of Home Security - Fire Bombs! Guard the Cornfields ... Farmers! Study the Ministry of Agriculture's leaflet. Prepare your fields, and get your helpers together. Get organised at once Time is short. Great design featuring text addressed to people living in the country to protect crops from German bombs and encouraging men and women to volunteer to watch the cornfields night and day, to join their Crop Fire Committee and instruct children how to make fire-beaters, the title and taglines written in bold red letters with the main information text in black letters and the ministry seal above. Printed for Her Majesty Stationery Office by Johnson, Riddle & Co., Ltd., Penge. Good condition, folds, staining on the bottom and left margins, tear along the fold on bottom, minor losses. Country: UK, year: 1940s, artist: Unknown, size (cm): 76x51.

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Original War Poster Fire Bombs Cornfields Home Front

Sat, Jun 23, 2018 2:00 PM UTC
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404 King's Road
London, SW10 0LJ
United Kingdom
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