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Giles's War: Cartoons 1939-45

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Description for Giles's War: Cartoons 1939-45 Paperback. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 3JJH; WH; WHC; WQN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 180 x 202. .
Few contemporaries captured Britain's indomitable wartime spirit as well or as wittily as the cartoonist Carl Giles. Now, for the first time, the very best of the cartoons he produced between 1939 and 1945 are brought together, including many that have not seen the light of day in over 75 years. As a young cartoonist at Reynold's News and then the Daily Express, Giles's work provided a crucial morale boost - and much-needed laughs - to a population suffering daily privations and danger, and Giles's War shows why. Here are his often hilarious takes on the great ... Read more

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About Timothy S Benson
Dr Tim Benson is Britain's leading authority on political cartoons. He runs The Political Cartoon Gallery and Cafe which is located near the River Thames in Putney. He is the editor of the annual collection Britain's Best Political cartoons.He has also written numerous books on political cartoonists, including Churchill in Caricature, Low and the Dictators, The Cartoon Century: Modern Britain ... Read more

Reviews for Giles's War: Cartoons 1939-45
[Giles's] genius was capturing the views of ordinary folk . . . Wonderful cartoons.
Nick Robinson, Radio 4 Today [The] secrets of much-loved wartime cartoonist Giles [are] revealed in a new book . . . The cartoons that had kept the Reynold's News readers laughing, including many of heroic Russians such as an amiable Joseph Stalin propping ... Read more

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