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Fiji Contingent To Victory Parade Has Farewell Party in Kensington Gardens, London, England, UK, 1946 D28152

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Fiji Contingent To Victory Parade Has Farewell Party in Kensington Gardens, London, England, UK, 1946 D28152

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Fiji Contingent To Victory Parade Has Farewell Party in Kensington Gardens, London, England, UK, 1946
Members of the Fijian contingent perform a Spear Dance in Kensington Gardens as part of their farewell celebrations. They are wearing grass skirts and garlands around their necks. Many of the men have their faces painted.

The UK Ministry of Information was established in 1939, at the outbreak of World War II. It was responsible for coordinating and controlling all government information and propaganda, both within the UK and abroad. The Ministry of Information was created to help the government communicate with the public and to ensure that important information was disseminated effectively. It was also responsible for managing the media and censoring certain types of information that might be harmful to morale or national security. The Ministry of Information played a crucial role in shaping public opinion during the war, and it worked closely with other government departments to develop and implement a range of propaganda campaigns. The Ministry of Information was dissolved in 1946, following the end of World War II.

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