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Handbook for saboteurs

Date: c 1963
Dimensions:
Overall: 210 x 135 mm, 0.05 kg
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Purchased with USA Bicentennial Gift funds
Classification:Ephemera
Object Name: Booklet
Object No: 00028625
Place Manufactured:New York

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    Description
    Booklet titled 'A Handbook for Saboteurs' produced by the National Maritime Union of America.
    SignificanceA propaganda booklet published by the National Maritime Union of America , AFL-CI O arguing that the
    diminishment of the American Merchant Marine is subversive to the economy and security.
    HistoryBooklet prepared by the National Maritime Union `in a desperate effort to awaken America, and her government officials to the terrible danger we all face...'
    The booklet provides facts, figures and historical information about America's maritime fleet, and is written under the fictional pretext that there is an organised plot to destroy the American merchant marine, and provides a manual for members of SOBIGM (an international combine whose initials stand for "Shove off brother, i've got mine").

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