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Comprehension
1a What is the symbol in the middle of the jaws?
1b Explain what is happening to the symbol. What does this image mean?

Analysis and Interpretation 1c Explain how the artist in the cartoon gets across the following ideas:
  • Britain and Russia are united
  • Britain and Russia are strong
  • Fascism is also strong but will be beaten in the end.

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A poster produced by the British Ministry of Information in the second half of 1941

  

A poster produced by the British Ministry of Information in the second half of 1941