Attack of the Killer Pork Chops

"To mark the 60th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day," London's National Archives launched an online exhibit of "250 images created for Britain's Ministry of Information during the Second World War - images intended to 'inform and inspire' the nation, as well as influence overseas opinions." The Art of War exhibit's propaganda section "breaks its material into 'Home Front' (featuring such themes as warnings against 'careless talk'), 'Allied Unity,' 'The Fighting Forces,' 'Personalities' (including a complimentary portrait of the temporarily 'rehabilitated' Josef Stalin), and 'Production - Salvage.'" Images in the last section address "such timeless subjects as littering" and give "the helpful advice that, 'a single chop bone, weighing 2oz, could supply two rounds of ammunition for RAF Hurricane guns.'"