Learning Curve, The Great War
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A cartoon from August 1914 commenting on the resistance of Belgium to German forces
(© Punch Archive: PU00082)

A boy, representing Belgium, stands defensively in front of a gate marked 'No Thoroughfare'. He holds a stick. An older man, representing Germany, has a large moustache, a pipe in his mouth and a string of sausages hanging from his pocket. Germany has a large wooden club raised in the air in an aggressive stance towards Belgium.

The caption reads: 'BRAVO, BELGIUM!'

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