“ For the country - my eyes, for peace - your money. National Consolidated Loan.” Italian propaganda poster, 1918.
Downton Abbey’s Lt. Edward Courtenay was real. And Italian.
Harlem “Hellfighter” of the famed 369th Regiment greets an admirer during a 1919 victory parade. Some 400,000 African Americans became World War I soldiers. Among them were the first two Americans to win the Croix de Guerre, both infantrymen of the 369th.
“People’s fund for German war and civil prisoners” - propaganda poster by Ludwig Hohlwein.
English Cavalry, western front in France, 1916.
Austro-Hungarian propaganda poster, ca. 1914-1917. Caption: “Subscribe to the 6th War Loan.” Slaying dragons seems to have been a very popular theme in propaganda art with most of the countries involved in the war.
British Medic Dog carrying bandages.