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Citizen Clem: Attlee during his time as prime minister, 1945-51. © Hulton/Getty Images.

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Finland (an elk) being attacked by Russia (a pack of wolves), Wilhelm Schulz, Simplicissimus magazine, 1911. © Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris/Bridgeman Images.

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