The Cold War is rich with symbols that help students truly understand the conflict. This cartoon is no exception.
Published in 1947 in the wake of Soviet involvement in Greece and Turkey, Jay “Ding” Darling captures the feelings of the hopelessness ahead in resolving issues with communist Russia.
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