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Where's Adolf... <br />
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A collection of wartime cartoons warning members of the public to watch what they say have emerged for sale nearly £2,000.<br />
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The cartoon posters, drawn in a similar style to modern 'Where's Wally' books, where issued by the Ministry of Information during the war and would have been put up in a number of public places during the war years.<br />
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It the modern Royal Navy the expression 'loose lips sink ships' is a well-known one, however throughout the Second World War the sentiment was far more wider-reaching.<br />
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The collection of eight posters all carry the message 'careless talk costs lives' warning the public that enemy spies could be lurking around every corner.<br />
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The colourful cartoons show a collection two gossipy characters discussing sensitive information unaware that a Hitler is in close proximity.