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Bantams / J.W. Arrowsmith Ltd., Bristol.

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Text continues: Little Men have made History. Pluck can make up for inches. Remember Nelson and Roberts. Like them you can serve your Country and help Old England in her Hour of Need. So join the Bantam Battalion. Height 5 ft. to 5 ft. 3 ins. Chest expanded 34 ins. Recruiting Office, The Armoury, Stroud.
Pasted on verso is newspaper clipping, "Gallant Bantams," by The Daily Chronicle correspondent Philip Gibbs, describing the Bantam Battalion, their history, and their exploits in France.
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British World War I Posters. Recruiting and Enlistment. Recruiting and Enlistment. War Loans and Bonds.

Following the outbreak of war in 1914, the conflict rapidly grew towards ‘Total War‘. During the early years of the war, poster design and distribution in Britain was organized by the War Propaganda Bureau run out of Wellington House in London. Many of the designs and content of the posters produced during this period were decided internally without oversight from the British Parliament. From 1916 onward, the production of posters and propaganda was centralized through the British Government and, by 1918, were run primarily by the British Ministry for Information. All posters in this collection are printable in high definition.

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01/01/1915
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No known restrictions on publication. For information see "World War I Posters" (http://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/print/res/243_wwipos.html)

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