How did the "V for Victory" hand sign come to symbolize peace in the 60's?
#60364. Asked by tjoebigham. (Nov 04 05 6:44 AM)
THE HAND-GESTURE PEACE SIGN
is thought to have begun in europe during world war II when a V for victory - and not to be confused with the catholic gesture of benediction - was painted on walls as a symbol of freedom from occupying forces.
The sign was widely used by peace movements in the 1960s and 1970s as a symbol of victory for peace and truth.
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