V For Victory Postcard

This week’s postcard comes from the Second World War and is a souvenir design inspired by the theme of Victory: 

The postcard has the flags of the allies across the top and bottom, with a large ‘V’ for Victory and the opening notes of Beethoven’s 5th Symphony whose opening notes represent the letter ‘V’ in morse code- “dun, dun, dun, duh!”  

The card is designed to be used as both a traditional postcard and as a small poster card, holes are punched on the left and the instructions on the back indicate how it could be used with a piece of string to hang it up: 

These cards could be hung in a window to show that the householder was supporting the allied cause, although this example is clearly unused. 

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