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WW2 propaganda posters
« on: April 20, 2018, 11:31:27 AM »
Very neat collection which provides insight into the culture of the time. From both Axis and Allies, a collection of 780 WW2 propaganda posters.

https://digitalcollections.hclib.org/digital/collection/p17208coll3/search/

 
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Re: WW2 propaganda posters
« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2018, 08:10:42 PM »
 

For Laus and Jayne.   :canada:
 
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Re: WW2 propaganda posters
« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2018, 08:42:39 PM »
This one could have been recycled for use in the Eighties.

 

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Re: WW2 propaganda posters
« Reply #3 on: April 22, 2018, 08:54:37 PM »
This one is interesting. The main point is not to go overboard being paranoid that your neighbor is a spy. Then this part is added at the end:

"Let it be said that American history never has or never will be blotted with crimes against humanity."

Just before we started fire-bombing civilians.

 

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Re: WW2 propaganda posters
« Reply #4 on: April 24, 2018, 01:35:40 AM »
This one is interesting. The main point is not to go overboard being paranoid that your neighbor is a spy. Then this part is added at the end:

"Let it be said that American history never has or never will be blotted with crimes against humanity."

Just before we started fire-bombing civilians.



And the Native Americans...? Or maybe they don't count because they're not human?
 

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Re: WW2 propaganda posters
« Reply #5 on: April 24, 2018, 01:40:56 AM »
If you read between the lines on alot of these posters they're extremely socialist (referring to the American ones).  All this talk about obeying govt. programs and what not.