Citation
Alle Armi!!! I ragazzi di Bir el-Gobi vi chiamano [To Arms!!! The Boys of Bir el-Gobi Are Calling You]

Material Information

Title:
Alle Armi!!! I ragazzi di Bir el-Gobi vi chiamano [To Arms!!! The Boys of Bir el-Gobi Are Calling You] [poster]
Creator:
Unknown, Designer
Unknown, Publisher
Place of Publication:
Italy
Creation Date:
circa 1944
Materials:
ink
paper
Measurements:
39-1/2 in x 27-1/4 in
100.3 cm x 69.2 cm

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
War/Military -- Fascism -- Figurative -- Republic of Salo -- World War II 1940-1945
Genre:
poster

Notes

Content description:
Ink on paper poster promoting the Bir-El-Gobi battle in North Africa, December 1941 where Italian youth soldiers or "Giovanni Fascisti" were entrenched in two main strong points and fought heroically against Indian and British brigades thus preventing the allied forces to reach their destination; image depicts many young men in khaki shorts and shirts walking in line while holding a large Italian flag above their heads as they march forward in a desert holding rifles.
Preferred Citation:
The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection

Record Information

Source Institution:
The Wolfsonian-Florida International University
Holding Location:
The Wolfsonian FIU Object Collection
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
TD1992.21.1 ( accession number )
Classification:
Fine Art

UFDC Membership

Aggregations:
Wolfsonian Institution