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The World in Action presents Fortress Japan
Artist unknown, film poster, 1944

The brightly coloured and cleverly designed poster for Fortress Japan uses an interplay of visual imagery. Depending on the way the image is read, it portrays either the canons of the Allied forces attacking a circular Japanese bunker, or the rays of the rising sun, Japan's national symbol.

National Film Board of Canada



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