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Has your kitchen gone to war?: War propaganda poster

Page(s): 1  
Title: Has your kitchen gone to war?
Subtitle: War propaganda poster
Date: 1942
Keywords: World War II, propaganda, primary industry, home front, poster
Record creator: Commonwealth Advertising Division, Sydney
Reference: C934, 153

Has your kitchen gone to war?

Learning content

This is a black-and-white poster entitled 'HAS YOUR KITCHEN GONE TO WAR?' with a message in bold print at the bottom, 'BUY LAMB and help to win the War in your Kitchen'. The text is a message from the Australian Government, urging the Australian housewife to buy surplus lamb in order to reserve beef for export to the troops abroad and to support the primary sheep industry.

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