British recruitment poster, Lord Kitchener, courtesy of the Imperial War Museum, © IWM, PST 2735

'Your Country Needs You': The First World War poster that "was never used for official recruitment"

Posted on on 02 August 2013
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An article in The Telegraph highlights research into the poster of Lord Kitchener telling men 'Your Country Needs You', which "never existed".

Research into the image shows that it "was never used for official recruitment purposes. In fact, it only became popular and widely-used after the conflict ended".

To read the full article, visit The Telegraph website here.

Date of article publication: 02/08/2013

Posted by: Daniel Barry, Centenary News

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