than 400,000 civilians. It depicts children looking up at their father and a text at the bottom that reads: 'Daddy, what did YOU do in the Great War?' It implies that men of courage have a duty to fight for their country. Sadly, many had precious little time to enjoy their new found health. Enlisted for duration of the war. Around a million people saw the film at their local cinema in the first six weeks after it was released. Even though the British posters were primarily the work of anonymous printers and lithographers, established artists such. Propaganda dates back to ancient times: it is not something limited to only the 20th century. Here Wilhelm and Franz Joseph, the emperor of Austria, are sent scurrying for safety by Russia, depicted as a polar bear in a Cossack hat.
Each of the nations which participated in World War One from 1914-18 used propaganda posters not only as a means of justifying involvement to their own populace, but also as a means of procuring men, money and resources to sustain the military campaign. Women, who weren't being recruited for communist Rule In Cuba and the Cuban Missile Crisis the military, were also asked to do their part. Many posters encouraged civilians to join the military, promising adventure and glory to those who did. British propaganda poster, some propaganda was aimed at specific groups. Everyone would want Britain to win the war and make the Germans pay for the dreadful things they were supposed to have done.