Beware of Female Spies

During World War I, the U.S. Navy created a sign to warn its personnel of the threat posed by "inquisitive women".

By World War II, the sign was considered an odd curiosity, but it inspired a number of news photos of women reading the sign with interest.

source: Temple University Library



Shreveport Times - Mar 26, 1939



The Missoulian - Apr 2, 1939

     Posted By: Alex - Mon Dec 02, 2019
     Category: War | Armed Forces | Spies and Intelligence Services





Comments
I’ve heard that women have clever ways of “securing information” from men...
Posted by Brian on 12/02/19 at 08:36 PM
Notice the minor shift in wordage used in security propaganda campaigns one hundred years later:

If You Hear Something,
If You See Something,
Then Say Something.

The psychology remains the same ...

And loose lips sink ships.
Posted by KDP on 12/02/19 at 09:17 PM









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