Wednesday, October 27, 2010
KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON
These posters were a series designed by an unknown artist that would serve as a message from the King to his people, who the government was sure had grown discouraged and was losing confidence during the beginning of World War II in 1939.The messages were intended to be used only if the Nazis succeeded in invading Britain.
The messages were to champion the people to a greater resolve and undergird them with determination.
Two and a half million posters were printed but only a limited amount were actually distributed. I don't know but I was just thinking, why wait? Why wait on an invasion or adversity to state a charge of resilience? So, I share them with you today in the same hopes that no matter what your challenge, that you would remember these things.
"Keep Calm And Carry On"
"Your Courage, Your Cheerfulness, Your Resolution Will Bring Us Victory"
"Freedom is in Peril, Defend It With All Your Might"