The National Archives
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
Look carefully at this source and consider what it tells you about propaganda produced by the people and the press. You should consider:
How can you tell this article is not serious?
How does the style of writing in this article compare with the style of writing in other articles in this gallery?
What does this article suggest about the attitude of soldiers towards propaganda in the newspapers?
Does this help historians examining the views of civilians on propaganda?