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Who Invented V for Victory And When


Victor de Laveleye Invented V for Victory

V for Victory was Invented on 14 January 1941

On 14 January 1941, Victor de Laveleye, former Belgian Minister of Justice and director of the Belgian French-language broadcasts on the BBC (1940–44), suggested in a broadcast that Belgians use a V for victoire (French: “victory”) and vrijheid (Dutch: “freedom”) as a rallying emblem during the Second World War.

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