The 1940s Team

Toys of the 1940s

In the late 1930s, the shadow of war loomed large, and this shift was reflected in 1940s toys. Military themes dominated boys’ toys, with tanks, aeroplanes and soldier figures mirroring the changing times. Girls’ toys continued to focus on domestic roles, featuring dolls, tea sets and miniature appliances. The outbreak of World War II drastically […]

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