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    British war propaganda artwork online

    The National Gallery has just placed a large number of British war propaganda posters online - see http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Ca...nited_Kingdom)


    Some examples:









    Not just posters though - other artwork too:






    More about this in the Guardian: http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2012/ju...aganda-gallery

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    the raid one made me laugh actually i picked the name for the resemblance of planes in the screen wtih flies

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    Cheers, Mr West.


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    Awesome. I love propaganda images. The Spanish Civil War ones in particular have some spectacular imagery and modernist figures. Great stuff.
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    Yes, Picasso's 'Guernica' is an amazing work.
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    strange saving bones for aircraft production
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    Some of the "economy & recycling" measures were really just morale boosters, giving the public a way to feel like they were doing something to contribute to the war effort. I can't remember if bones were one of these or they really needed them, but the used tyre drive in the US harvested many more tyres than they could ever use. They none-the-less continued with it because it boosted morale so much.
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    Nice find. Thanks for posting
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    saving bones means saving food for 1st line

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    Saving bones = making glue perhaps?

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