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Leaflet - You Must Stop This War, 1970 Document Reg. No: SH 921901

Summary:
Leaflet entiteld 'You Must Stop This War', made in 1970. Copies of this leaflet were widely distributed in Australia and it was probably one of the most graphically explicit and influential of all propaganda.
Collected by donor during his active participation in anti-war campaign.
Description:
Black and white poster advertising Moratorium march. Entitled 'You must stop this war'. Photograph showing soldier holding up remains of Vietnamese male.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Ken Norling, 1991
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 20.70 cm (Width), 27.10 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: anti-conscription campaigns, conscription, my lai massacre south vietnam 1968, vietnam moratorium, vietnam war 1959-1975, wars conflicts
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: POLITICS & PUBLIC PROTEST
Secondary Classification: Vietnam War
Tertiary Classification: promotional materials
Inscriptions: Printed, front: "YOU MUST STOP THIS WAR/This rag was a man...a young vietnamese...an Asian neighbour./Photograph reproduced by Tribune from japanese paper Asahi/Shimbun, showing the result of Honeywell-type anti-personnel bombs/and aerial gunfire ripping through the bodies of helpless villagers./TO THE STREETS ON MAY 8!/END THE WAR/SUPPORT THE MORATORIUM!"
Place & Date Made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1970
Place & Date Used: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1970

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