The CND Logo


Subject:
Ready Reference & Quick Facts , Social Issues , Symbols , Peace & Nonviolence

Description:
History of the round peace sign, which was created in 1958 by professional designer Gerald Holtom as the symbol for the British Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND). "Gerald Holtom, a conscientious objector who had worked on a farm in Norfolk during the Second World War, explained that the symbol incorporated the semaphore letters N(uclear) and D(isarmament)." Also describes misrepresentations and misuse of the symbol. From CND.

Publisher:
Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.cnduk.org/index.php/information/info-sheets/the-cnd-logo.html


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