Sunday, November 10, 2013

Australian burning effigy of Kaiser in square, Armistice Day

Arthur Streeton, an official Australian war artist in 1918, depicted a crowd of soldiers gathered around bonfire with effigy hanging from gallows, at Peronne, France. 12 November 1918.  http://www.awm.gov.au/collection/ART03523

Meanwhile, at Vignacourt, Louis Thuillier photographed jubilant soldiers and citizens in the street.

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