V for Victory

Asa Briggs

in The War of Words

Published in print March 1995 | ISBN: 9780192129567
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191670022 | DOI:
V for Victory

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This chapter focuses on the British Broadcasting Corporation's (BBC) war propaganda programme V for Victory. It explains that this campaign caught the imagination of the European audiences and worried the Germans. It highlights the role of the programme in making the people of occupied countries conscious of their national and international solidarity. It discusses many aspects of the V campaign which were not known to listeners during the war.

Keywords: V for Victory; European audiences; Germans; occupied countries; national solidarity; international solidarity; V campaign

Chapter.  7914 words. 

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945)

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