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War Propaganda 1914-18: Government, Policy and Propaganda
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* Government posters from July 1916 urging industrial workers to postpone their holidays to help the war effort
(PRO ref: EXT 1/315 pt10)
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* PRO ref: EXT 1/315 pt10; posters urging workers to postpone holidays, July 1916 *
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Look carefully at this source and consider what it tells you about the aims, methods or effectiveness of government propaganda. You should consider:
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* What is the appeal being made in source 4a? *
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* Would you say that this is a form of propaganda? *
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* Look at source 4b. How is it different from source 4a? *
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* In what ways is it similar? *
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* Is source 4b a piece of propaganda? *
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