Contrast, Contradiction and Change Britain 1906-1918 link to Learning Curve home page
War Propaganda 1914-18: Government, Policy and Propaganda
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* Extracts from The Battle of the Somme, 1916
(With thanks to the Trustees of the Imperial War Museum, London: 191/1-5)
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Imperial War Museum, London; extracts from The Battle of the Somme, 1916
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Running time: 2mins 31secs
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Look carefully at this source and consider what it tells you about the aims, methods or effectiveness of government propaganda. You should consider:
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* Is this film similar to or different from news coverage of wars today? *
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