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Comprehension
2a Explain who each of the figures are in this poster.
2b Who or what is the dragon?


Analysis and Interpretation
2c 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.

2d Do you think that this poster is more effective than Source 1, less effective or trying to achieve a different aim? Explain your answer.


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The Big Question
Look at your answers to the questions on source 2.
Have they provided you with any evidence or ideas which will help you answer the Big Question in this Gallery?
Have you found any extracts or images which you might use in your storyboard?
Make sure you note down your ideas so you don't forget them.
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Another poster from 1941 produced by the British government's Ministry of Information

Another poster from 1941 produced by the British government's Ministry of Information