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2a This is a sketch by the cartoonist Fougasse, Cyril Kenneth Bird (1887-1965), for a poster showing how waste could be turned into weapons. Who is the poster aimed at and what is it telling them to do?

2b How does it help make people think they are playing a part in fighting the war?

Original artwork by Fougasse for posters intended for use in the salvage campaign

PRO ref: INF 3/220; Original artwork by Fougasse for posters intended for use in the salvage campaign