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Kitchener's influence on war posters

Another Italian war loan poster for today. The slogan is the usual one (“Sottoscrivete“, ie. “Subscribe”, just as this other war loan shown some time ago). 30 more words


Che l'Italia non zoppichi più!

Questo volle Toti…

I had published some time ago a post about the story Enrico Toti, his heroic end was of course used by Italian propaganda, i.e. 31 more words


1916: St Stephen's Anglican Church, Belmont, Victoria

Artist/Studio: William Montgomery. c.1917 (signed at base of centre light).
Location: Belmont, Victoria.
Building: St Stephen’s Anglican Church.
Memorials to WW1 soldiers:
♦ Brothers Pte H.
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William Montgomery

Offensive Spirit

The choice of today’s title was quite easy, as it’s the translation of the writing you can notice on the keg, probably full of some liquor! 24 more words


Bensen House - 1916 to infinity

The Bensen House built in 1916 in Grant, Florida along the banks of the Indian River Lagoon is open periodically by the Grant Historical Society so people can get a glimpse into an earlier age. 45 more words


Ufficiale - 1918

We’re now in 1918 (see my yesterday’s post)! Our officer is now a tenente of the 87° reggimento di fanteria (Brigata Friuli), a regiment which saw little action in 1918. 48 more words


Aspirante ufficiale - 1917

And here is the very same officer in 1917 (see my previous post). To be honest, even if this picture is dated 1917, I don’t see any difference with the previous one. 40 more words