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Comprehension
5a List two key messages which people are supposed to get from looking at this poster.
5b Why would Stalin be particularly pleased to see Stettin attacked, as opposed to other German cities like Berlin or Hamburg?


Analysis and Interpretation
5c "This poster shows that the Allies were working together closely in 1944".
  • What evidence is there in the poster to support this interpretation?
  • Is it possible to interpret this poster as evidence that the Allies were not working together?
  • How would a British or Soviet civilian have interpreted the poster?

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A poster produced by the Ministry of Information in May 1944, commenting on RAF and American bombing raids

A poster produced by the Ministry of Information in May 1944, commenting on RAF and American bombing raids