I had a Saddam Hussein trading card in 1991

  1. Around the same time I believe, they started selling serial killer cards too. I remember having a Charles Manson card.

  2. I had a bunch of these ridiculous propaganda cards as a child. It is wild that a company thought it appropriate to market an actual war to kids. But I ate that shit up, I'm sorry to say. I remember being, like, legit excited to find the card for

  3. I used to have a bunch of cards called "Terrorist Attack" and it was a bunch of terrorists from the 70's and 80's (I believe) and their attacks. I haven't seen them since I lost them in a move many years ago.

  4. Propaganda used to be simpler. But also that’s kind of a nice picture of him. Should be him not smiling in his faux military garb.

  5. Were they just readily available? Could you just buy them from a shop, or was it a special thing given out to military families or something?

  6. Blimey, I remember these. My dad was in the RAF at the time and would bring various US stuff home from his deployments, and a set of these cards was one such present. Blast from the past right here.

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