Case Study: International Relations

A major difference between posters of the World Wars is that unlike in the First World War, in the Second World War it "was no longer possible to stir patriotic blood by large references to King and Country", [Footnote 1] neither was xenophobia rampant. The Germans were no longer depicted as the evil Hun as improved travel and communications meant that many realised that Germans were normal human beings. When war broke out, it was…