Wartime St George’s Day advert

Posted on April 23rd, 2014 by The British Newspaper Archive

St George’s Day and the anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth both fall on 23 April.

 

‘There will be justice and victory’

This patriotic advert from Ford was published in The Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer to mark the day during World War Two.

It states that ‘wherever the tongue of Shakespeare is spoken, there will be justice and victory’.

 

St George's Day advert

 

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The Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer – Thursday 22 April 1943
Image © Johnston Press plc. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.