The Lion Symbol in British World War Two Propaganda in Ceylon

This item was discovered in REDDIT by a friend of mine with roots in Uva, England and Germany –who sent me this note: “Another interesting WW2 poster I found on Reddit. Amazing to see the Brits using the Lion symbol! 

Note, too, the deployment of the term LANKA.

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