CREATIVITY TAKES COURAGE

EYEWITNESS

IN THIS EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW, PAUL ZEC MELODY FOREMAN TALKS TO ABOUT HIS UNCLE PHILIP, THE POLITICAL CARTOONIST

Two brothers whose creative energies helped secure the defence of Britain during the Second World War are remembered this year as one of them heads towards his 102nd birthday.

Indeed, the award-winning journalist and author Donald Zec OBE who served with the London Irish Rifles as a 'terrier' (territorial army) never forgets the remarkable achievements of his older sibling Philip Zec, whose striking cartoons in The Daily Mirror incurred the wrath of both Hitler and Churchill. Philip Zec sat at his drawing board every day (except Sunday) throughout the Second World War, facing a two-hour deadline to create dynamic and powerful political cartoons.

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