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WWI, Verdun. Source; picclick fr

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Commentators (esp. British) constructed a dichotomy between chivalrous air duels and atrocious air raids. Home pilots were honorable knights justly defending the empire; whereas, enemy bomber-pilot embodied the anti-knight, cruelly attacking women, children, wounded, sick, and the infirm. This British placard depicts German bombers targeting a Red Cross field hospital. Kaiser Wilhelm II gleefully points and tells Field Marshal von Hindenburg, "Look! ...My German Heroes!" WW1 propaganda [c…

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WW1 War Savings Stamps Poster ... a real "hard sell" approach to get citizens to help directly finance the war effort.

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