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Chinese WWII poster

 Collection — Folder: OF-1
Identifier: MS-1035

Content Description

This collection contains a poster issued by the National Government of the Republic of China's Military Affairs Commission via their Politics Department during World War II. The poster features the slogan, "The nearer you get to victory the harder you should struggle" and shows a stylized image of the Chinese flag and a uniformed soldier carrying a rifle in front of a barbed wire fence.


  • Creation: between 1939-1945


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Contact Special Collections for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Biographical / Historical

No biographical or historical information is available at this time.


0.167 Cubic Feet (1 map case folder)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from DeWolfe and Wood in January 2021.

Processing Information

This collection was processed in May 2024 by Jenelle Clark.

Guide to the Chinese WWII poster
Jenelle Clark
May 2024
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA