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WW2 British poster. The "Beat Firebomb Fritz" campaign was "intended to impress upon ‘the-man-in-the-street' his responsibility for fighting fire bombs (which caused some of the most expensive damage of the war). The use of the cartoon element was a novelty, with an animated incendiary bomb whose expression – comic, rather than terrifying – was intended to reassure people of the harmlessness of incendiaries if tackled in time, and believed to more effective than any number of slogans." Wwii Posterscoversart, Propaganda Posters, British Posters, War Posters, Wwii Propaganda, Beats Firebomb, War Ii, British Wwii, Firebomb Fritz
United in Social Realism - soviet propaganda Leon Trotsky had been the most loyal patron of the Constructivists in the Soviet leadership. When Trostky was pushed out of the party and then into exile by Josef Stalin, many of the Constructivists were branded as "formalists" by the new leadership. In 1932, Socialist Realism became the new, Stalin-approved aesthetic, and artists had to change their style or risk public censure -- or worse.