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    • Sara Conklin

      A 1914 recruitment poster depicting Lord Kitchener, the British Secretary of State for War, above the words "WANTS YOU" was the most famous image used in the British Army recruitment campaign of World War I. It has inspired many imitations

    • Amy Gagnon-Playfair

      1914 British recruitment poster. It was enormously successful at convincing men to volunteer, and was the inspiration for the US Uncle Sam posters.

    • History In An Hour

      The notorious World War One recruitment poster, featuring Lord Kitchener, who was to drown on board a ship hit by a German mine, June 1916.

    • Lyn Hickey

      99 years ago today on 4th August 1914 the United Kingdom declared war on Germany in what was to become the Great War. Of the almost 9 million men of the British Empire went to fight, more than 3.2 million were killed or wounded.

    • Cary Tito

      British poster printed in 1914, showing Secretary of State for War Lord Horatio Kitchener. Kitchener died two years later when the cruiser he was traveling with struck a sea mine and sank off the Orkney islands.

    • Surrey Libraries

      Your country needs you : the secret history of the ultimate propaganda poster by James Taylor

    • Saraband Books

      Cover of James Taylor's 'Your Country Needs You', published by Saraband Books.

    • IISG

      Alfred Leete, Your country needs you. United Kingdom, 1914.

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