life photo archive

he LIFE photo archive has been hosted by Google for several months. Just spent some time skimming through the historical photos and images. All comparisons below are taken from the archive, just take a look, the pictures say it all… how propaganda works. I believe a lot more examples could be found! (Click all each thumbnail to view full version).

VPA’s general Võ Nguyên Giáp, in picture and as depicted on Time magazine’s cover.

Soviet Union’s Marshall Georgy Konstantinovich Zhukov illustrated by Time and in a real photo.

French’s general de Lattre de Tassigny, seem a bit satirized on this montage.

US’ five star general and later president Dwight David Eisenhower.

British field marshal Bernard Montgomery.

The last two figures all tend to represent “good guys”, compared to the first two 😬.