Brantford faces the enemy

This postcard, which uses a version of the First World War French slogan "Ils ne passeront pas", was printed for the city of Brantford, Ontario, probably in the summer of 1940, when the German armies posed a very real threat of crossing the English Channel.

"They shall not cross" - byPhotogelatine Engraving Co. Ltd., Ottawa, Ontario, n.d. [1940?]

War, Memory and Popular Culture Archives - The University of Western Ontario - London, Ontario
postcard, 12.9cm x 8.5cm