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World War I poster entitled, "Over the top for you - buy U.S. gov't bonds, Third Liberty Loan," suggests the sacrifices American soldiers were making as it urged financial sacrifice of civilians.
The phrase "Over the Top" was used throughout the war to describe soldiers going up 'over the top' of the trenches to charge the enemy.
About This Item
- Title: Over the top for you-Buy U.S. gov't bonds, World War I poster, 1918
- Creator: Riesenberg, Sidney H.
- Creation Date: circa 1918
- Subject Date: circa 1918
- Media: Ink on paper, lithograph, poster
- Dimensions: 76 cm x 50 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 463, World War I Poster collection, #820
- Collection: WPA broadsides relating to Maine, Massachusetts, and World War I
- Object Type: Text and Image
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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