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  • The Battle of the Atlantic

    (History)

    Britain depended on vital supplies from North America and the Empire. These had to be transported in merchant ships across the Atlantic Ocean, where they could be attacked by German submarines (U-boats) and warships. They were grouped into convoys...

  • The War against Japan

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    In December 1941 Japan, already at war with China, attacked British, Dutch and American territories in Asia and the Pacific. By June 1942, Japanese conquests encompassed a vast area of south-east Asia and the western Pacific. Under Japanese occupation,...

  • Convoys

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    Britain depended on vital supplies of food, equipment and raw materials from overseas, notably from North America and the Empire. These goods were transported in thousands of merchant ships, which were vulnerable to attack by German submarines (U-...

  • The War Artists Advisory Committee

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    At the instigation of Sir Kenneth Clark, then Director of the National Gallery, the Ministry of Information established the War Artists Advisory Committee (WAAC) in 1939. The WAAC met at the National Gallery once a month. Clark chaired the Committee...

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  • I Want You For The US Army poster

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    Over four million copies of this poster was produced in 1917 after the United States of America entered the First World War. The image is of ‘Uncle Sam’ a well known personification of the US Government. Poster reads: I want you for the US army....

  • I Want You For The US Army print

    (Prints, Posters & Prints, View All Posters & Prints, View All Second World War)

    Over four million copies of this poster was produced in 1917 after the United States of America entered the First World War. The image is of ‘Uncle Sam’ a well known personification of the US Government. Print reads: I want you for the US army....

  • Posters of the First World War

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    Recruitment, propaganda, rationing, fundraising – during the First World War posters were used to inform and rally the public as never before. This book includes iconic designs, such as Kitchener’s pointing hand and ‘Daddy, What Did YOU do in the Great...

  • Victory in Europe - From D-Day to the Destruction of 3rd Reich

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    - Victory in Europe is a graphic account of the final 11 months of WW2. - Written by leading military historian Julian Thompson, Victory in Europe contains 12 facsimile items of memorabilia. The reader can re- live this momentous period of history by...

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