This blog is a companion to the Database of Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington

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.

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

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