Don't go to sleep. A truce is not a peace

Accession Number ARTV08071
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 38.6 x 51.4 cm
Object type Poster
Physical description photolithograph in red and black on paper
Maker Unknown
United States Army
United States Army
Date made c 1953
Conflict Period 1950-1959
Korea, 1950-1953

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


A cautionary US Army poster from the Korean War warning troops to keep alert despite a truce being declared on 27 July 1953. A soldier sleeps on a stick of dynamite labelled "TRUCE", his rifle on the ground beside him.