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Rare survivor - WW2 'Blonde Bombshell' poster that was banned for being to glamorous emerges.
A rare copy of a controversial wartime poster for the women's ATS that had to be pulped following complaints by a feminist MP has come to light.
The poster aimed at getting women to join the Auxiliary Territorial Army was produced in 1941 by renowned graphic designer Abraham Games.
He deliberately glamourised the service by turning brunette model Doreen Murphy into a blonde, giving her red lipstick and putting her cap at a 'sexy' angle.
Games' aim was to appeal to younger women but his 'blonde bombshell' poster drew complaints.
Some 10,000 copies were destroyed but one that has survived has emerged for sale in Dorset for £5,000.