A Man with a Flashlight


Iraq vs. World War II – a design perspective
April 14, 2007, 8:20 pm
Filed under: Design, The War on Terror, World War Two

Lacking in almost every respect:

No cool propaganda posters. (Ok, Micah Wright’s, but they’re ironic.)

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No war bonds or victory gardens.

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No G.I. comic books.

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Saddam: more facial hair, less panache.

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And certainly not least, no cool technical information leaflets. (Nod to Neatorama.)

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Quite a cozy desk to be sitting at inside a bomber, innit? View Cyberheritage’s collection of technical cutaway images from World War Two here.

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