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Poster created during en:World War II (1943), according to the Declaration of the United Nations of 1942. The Poster, created by en:United States Office of War Information and made by en:United States Government Printing Office . In the poster it's possible to see the flags of those countries or governments-in-exile that pledged to support the Allied effort (beginning from the top-left corner, and continuing in rows from left to right: en:Haiti, en:Norway, en:Brazil, the en:United States, en:Cuba, the en:Dominican Republic, the en:United Kingdom, en:Greece, en:Guatemala [behind the British Flag], en:South Africa, en:Czechoslovakia, en:China, en:Ethiopia, en:Luxembourg, en:Canada, the en:Soviet Union, en:Belgium, en:Bolivia, en:Yugoslavia, en:Honduras, en:Panama, en:Iraq, en:India, en:Costa Rica, en:El Salvador, en:Australia, the en:Philippines, en:Poland, en:Mexico, The en:Netherlands and en:New Zealand) above the on-going war machine that the United Nations represented. The absence of the Free French flag is unusual. This poster is important because it represents the origins of the United Nations as a wartime alliance (before it was a concrete organization).

As a work of en:Office of War Information, a branch of the United States Federal Government, this work is in public domain.

Obtained via E-Donkey by Commanderraf.


Originally from en.wikipedia; description page is/was here.


2006-04-24 (original upload date)


Original uploader was Commanderraf at en.wikipedia



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  • 2006-04-24 23:39 Commanderraf 441×622×8 (74790 bytes) Poster created during whe World War II (1943), acording to the Declaration of the United Nations of 1942. The Poster, made by the United States Goverment Printing Office. In the poster it's possible to see the flags of those countries that pledged to supp

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