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Comprehension
5a Who are the two figures in the cartoon and what was their role at the Potsdam Conference?
5b Why are they shown as housewives?

Analysis and Interpretation
5c The Potsdam menu refers to the items being discussed at Potsdam by the Big Three. Which items do you think were causing the indigestion?


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A British cartoon commenting on the Potsdam Conference published in the Daily Mail July 19th 1945
(Associated Newspapers/British Cartoon Archive)

A British cartoon commenting on the Potsdam Conference published in the Daily Mail July 19th 1945 CAPTION: "I must get some indigestion tablets - my hubby read one of those Potsdam menus rather quickly"