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The War of WordsThe History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom: Volume III$
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Asa Briggs

Print publication date: 1995

Print ISBN-13: 9780192129567

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192129567.001.0001

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V for Victory

V for Victory

4. V for Victory
The War of Words

Asa Briggs

Oxford University Press

This chapter focuses on the British Broadcasting Corporation's (BBC) war propaganda programme V for Victory. It explains that this campaign caught the imagination of the European audiences and worried the Germans. It highlights the role of the programme in making the people of occupied countries conscious of their national and international solidarity. It discusses many aspects of the V campaign which were not known to listeners during the war.

Keywords:   V for Victory, European audiences, Germans, occupied countries, national solidarity, international solidarity, V campaign

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