The Impact of World War II on the Print Entertainment Industry

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(How did World War 2 change entertainment on the home front)
The atmosphere of the time between 1939-1945 is very tense. Every country is very sensitive to the every move of their country because it related to their victory. The result is at that time, the entertainment industry is controlled by the government. They control the new which can be told to the people and which can’t.

Since the governments believed that a supportive home front was crucial to their countries' victory, they generally sought to keep the civilian spirits high and to depict the war in a positive light. With this motive in mind, governments engaged in the regulation and censorship of the forms of media, as well as the introduction of new methods of informing citizens through these media outlets.( Entertainment industry during World War II)

Because the impact of the world war and the desire to the victory from the government. The government need to make sure everything includes the magazine only broadcast the uplifting news to the home front.
At the sep, 3rd 1939, Germany and Britain declared the war. The paper industry shortages forces closure and launches prohibited.
The sales of woman estimated at 750,000.
And the picture Post peak at 1,750,000. (Condé Nast launches Glamour in US. Timeline: a history of magazines)
At the 1940, The Luftwaffe mounts its Blitz, focusing on the manufacturing cities such as Birmingham…
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