Antimalarial Campaign for GIs, Daddy-O Style
|Theodor Seuss Geisel;|
from 1943 War Department
- Use netting correctly
- Wear clothing
- Wear repellent even over clothing [especially over the seat of the pants as this is a favorite target].
- Army is draining pools and ditches and poisoning ones that can’t be drained.
- Don’t go into native villages.
- Report headaches, chills, and fevers and seek treatment.
“The best protection you have with you all the time is your clothes. If you go running around like a strip teaser, you haven’t got a chance”….from Theodor Seuss Geisel: The Early Works of Dr. Seuss vol 1; 2005; Checker Book Publishing Group
All-in-all, it’s fun to see his foray into infectious diseases. Also included in this book are WWII editorial cartoons, a mention of his WWII documentaries written with Chuck Jones, and various advertising campaigns he was involved in.