Contrast, Contradiction and Change Britain 1906-1918 link to Learning Curve home page
War Properganda 1914-18: Press and People
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* Extract from The Wipers Times, a paper produced by soldiers in the trenches, February 1916
(With thanks to the Trustees of the Imperial War Museum, London)
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* Imperial War Museum, London; extract from The Wipers Times, February 1916 *
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Look carefully at this source and consider what it tells you about propaganda produced by the people and the press. You should consider:
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* How can you tell this article is not serious? *
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* How does the style of writing in this article compare with the style of writing in other articles in this gallery? *
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* What does this article suggest about the attitude of soldiers towards propaganda in the newspapers? *
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* Does this help historians examining the views of civilians on propaganda? *
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