Coca Cola takes on the world

Tuesday, July 27, 1943

p.8_Coke ad_July 27, 1943 Il Duce (Mussolini) is out. Italians are suing for peace. True, Nazis have chosen new leader for Italy but they claim this is just a domestic issue. Looks like the Allies will shortly be marching into Rome. Then the push can begin into the heart of the Third Reich. On the Home Front, unions are being pressed to stop discrimination against “Negro and Mexican workers.” And in the wake of American armaments is coming — Coca Cola! The ad indicates in a small way the extent to which American culture and products would dominate the post-war world.

 

 

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