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The British government tried to minimize how much people saw of the effects of the Blitz because they didn't want civilian morale to deteriorate. If it had, the war effort would have been hurt.
The main way they tried to do this was through censorship. They did not allow publication of such things as pictures and lists of dead people so as to not publicize the extent of the damage.
The government also tried to use positive propaganda, using all of the types of media you describe to project the image that Britain was not being badly hurt by the Blitz and that the British people could (and were) heroically struggle through the adversity.
Posted by pohnpei397 on October 13, 2009 at 12:49 AM (Answer #1)
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