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Wonder Women of U.S. War Posters

If you enjoy your summer superhero movies, then you will most likely check out the new Wonder Woman movie, released in U.S. theaters on June 2nd. The movie is set during the “Great War,” but did you know women were regularly featured on U.S. World War I and World War II propaganda posters and leaflets?

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Horsing Around – Depictions of horses in propaganda posters

Domesticated horses have been an important component to warfare for well over 5,000 years.  Heavy and light cavalry units as well as chariot and other mobilized wagons have played an important role in organized military campaigns across the world.

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