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French World War I Posters

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  1. Souscrivez pour hater la paix par la victoire
    Image | 1917

    The spirit of victory defends a mother and her infant.
  2. Vous aussi faites votre devoir: avec toutes vos ressources Souscrivez a l'emprunt
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    A woman holds a gun and a baby as she watches a soldier plow the field.
  3. La souscription va être close le 16
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    Three soldiers stand in a trench. Two point at the text above and below them.
  4. Eux aussi! Font leur devoir
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    A wounded soldier points to a group of people lined up at a window labeled "Caisse."
  5. Français souscrivez au Deuxiéme Emprunt
    Image | 1916

    Flags reading "Honneur et Patrie" fly above the text, while bundled spears frame it on the sides, and a bucolic French landscape is below it.
  6. En Avant Armée de l’epargne
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    Citizens old and young are throwing money onto steps at the feet of a woman dressed in a French flag (Marianne) and a baby with a helmet and a sword. Above the two is a statue of winged victory.
  7. Pour la France versez votre or
    Image | 1915

    A German soldier is forced to his knees by an enormous French coin bearing a French coq.
  8. Faisons tous notre devoir
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    On the left side of the poster a soldier stands on a battlefield. On the right side, a couple gives money to the war effort.
  9. On les aura!
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    French soldier runs forward with his arm raised, looking back over his shoulder.
  10. Emprunt de la Défense Nationale
    Image | 1915

    A mother and her children watch a soldier wave as he heads off to war.
  11. Le Cardinal Mercier protege la Belgique
    Image | 1916

    A cardinal in full regalia stands in front of a huddled crowd.
  12. Journée du Puy de Dome. Paquetage du Soldat 23 Janvier 1916
    Image | 1916

    Two young people carry a package through the snow.
  13. Journée de l'Herault 15 Octobre 1916
    Image | 1916

    Bacchus sits on top of a wine cask and threatens a German soldier with a flower. The German soldier spills beer out of a stein, while a French soldier behind the cask holds a glass of wine. A fox runs under the German’s boot.
  14. Le retour au foyer
    Image | 1917

    Two wide-eyed children, a girl and a boy holding a cat, stand in front of a ruined home.
  15. No title [Image of Lafayette and Uncle Sam]
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    A statue of Lafayette mounted on a horse reaches down and clasps hands with Uncle Sam.
  16. L'emprunt de la Libération
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    Kaiser Wilhelm II walks with bowed head and broken sword. Behind him, the flags of the allied nations press him forward.
  17. Pour le dernier quart d’heure…aidez-moi!..
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    French soldiers march across a cratered field as officers watch.
  18. Pour la Patrie
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    Algerians and Tunisians on horseback charge into battle.
  19. Liberté
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    A French soldier prepares to plant a tattered flag reading “Liberté” into Europe on a large globe.
  20. Pour la liberté du monde
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    The Statue of Liberty appears over a watery horizon.
  21. Souscrire, c’est hater son retour avec la Victoire
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    An Algerian soldier hugs his wife in front of an open_file-air marketplace. His child, towing a toy cannon, holds on to the mother’s hand and looks up at him.
  22. Pour que vos enfants ne connaissent plus les horreurs de la guerre
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    A mother carries her child to bed. Above the bed is a photo of the father, a soldier.
  23. Pour le Drapeau! Pour la Victoire!
    Image | 1917

    A crowned woman holds a French flag and a sword above her head. A legion of soldiers is lined up behind her, and olive branches litter the ground at her feet.
  24. Pour la France qui combat! Pour celle qui chaque jour grandit
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    A soldier holds up a young child in his arms, while a mother nurses her infant in the background.
  25. Pour le triomphe souscrivez a l'Emprunt National
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    Thousands of French soldiers march beneath the Arc d'Triomphe as a ghost army from the past wars descend from the sky and the spirit of victory urges them on.
  26. Emprunt Française
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    The insignia for all of the French provinces form the border of this poster, while the French coq stands under the text.
  27. L'emprunt des "Derniéres Cartouches"
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    A man and young girl hand munitions to a soldier as he watches the enemy retreat.
  28. Republique Française 3e Emprunt de la Défense Nationale
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    The spirit of France stands on top of a globe above a sea of flags.
  29. 3e Emprunt de la Défense Nationale
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    An image of an elderly couple counting money.