13 Memorable Anti-War Ads

What is it good for? Absolutely nothin’. World Peace Day is September 21st.

1. HEADLINE: Imagine A World Without War.

Via Spain, from 2009, for the World March For Peace.

2. Powerful Unicef ads Via Sri Lanka.

4. Copy: “What Goes Around Comes Around. Stop the Iraq War.”

Great pole wrap ads via the United States for the Global Coalition for Peace from 2008.

5. From 2005, “Lord Of War” billboard defaced in San Francisco.

6. War Child

Last year, Dutch artist Hans Hemmert built this 7,000 balloon Sherman tank in the city square of Den Bosch, The Netherlands for War Child, a worldwide charity that helps children of war. It was part of a fundraising effort.

7. War Child

Via Canada, this spot for War Child is pretty emotional.

8. HEADLINE: Giving Kids A Chance To Be Kids.

2007 ad via Australia for Right To Play – an international humanitarian organization that aids children in the most disadvantaged areas of the world.

9. 1960s Lego ad.

Amazing that an American corporation (In the 1960s, Lego toys were manufactured and sold by Samsonite) took such a clear anti-war stance.

10. Draft Resistance ad from the late 1960s.

11. “Somalia”

Startling campaign from 2007 for a German nonprofit that helps war orphans.
Second ad below.

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