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The History of the Keep Calm and Carry On Posters

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You can find 'Keep Calm' posters, placemats, teatowels, mugs and of course Keep Calm T-shirts absolutely everywhere now, but not many people know the history behind this iconic WW2 poster.   Created in 1939 by the Ministry of Information the original 'Keep Calm and Carry On' poster was part of a motivational campaign by the British Government meant to reassure the general public who were facing the threat of war and the prospect of aerial bombing and poison gas attacks which were predicted in the run-up to World War 2. The poster was one of a series of 3 posters,...

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