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Victory Calling: The Telephone in the War

"Behind the clatter of rivets, the roar of war engines and the thunderous procession of the bombs is the ring-ring-ring of the telephone bell. War's on the wire. It is Victory calling." (p. [1]).

United States: Bell Telephone Company, c.1943. A WWII-era promotional booklet from Bell, highlighting the importance of telephones and communications technology to the war effort. Features patriotic imagery throughout, with photographs of telephonists, a telephone line on the front lines,a group of Signal Corps trainees in class, and the Bell Laboratories, where the technology is developed. Note in particular the image of five female telephonists at the switchboard during a drill, each sporting a gas mask. Single vol. (10" by 7"), pp. [32], illus., stapled in original illus. wrps. Very good. A couple minor creases or short tears, minor dust soiling.

Price: $250.00

Item #23001433