World War Two Propaganda: Popeye Says You're A Sap, Mr Jap

Popeye the sailor-man confronts a treacherous enemy.

Again the physical depiction of the Japanese plays on a number of stereotypes, but what is also explored here is their supposed propensity for lying and below-the-belt combat.

Alex Browne studied History at Kings College London and is an Assistant Editor at Made From History. He specializes in post-war history in the USA and Central America.