Once upon a time

Britannia and Uncle Sam 1918

The old symbols, Uncle Sam and Britannia, are seldom seen these days, and rarely are Britain and the USA seen as close allies or cousins.

The Great Rapprochement

Here we see the English counterpart of Uncle Sam, “John Bull” as shown shaking hands with Uncle Sam above. I suppose Sam and cousin John Bull have now joined that disgraced group, ‘dead old White guys.’

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