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British Propaganda to France, 1940-1944: Machinery, Method and Message

Tim Brooks


This book examines the issue of British propaganda to France during the Second World War and aims to show the value of the propaganda campaign to the British war effort. It surveys the organisation, operation and nature of the British propaganda effort towards the French people, including both white propaganda (BBC broadcasts and leaflets dropped by the RAF) and black propaganda (secret broadcasting stations, documents purporting to come from the Germans in France or distributed in France using clandestine methods, and rumours). Finally, the book examines the contemporary British understanding ... More

Keywords: Britain, France, Second World War, white propaganda, BBC, black propaganda, psychological warfare, RAF Bomber Command, Political Warfare Executive, Special Operations Executive

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780748625192
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625192.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tim Brooks, author