This ‘best German toilet paper’ is printed with extracts from foreign newspapers. It is a German solution to deal with the ‘lies – news of our enemies’ that were being printed during the war. Many claims by German enemies were labelled as lies, for example victories of the British navy over the German fleet, which didn’t fit with German propaganda. World War One and its propaganda produced many bizarre objects like this.
Best-quality German toilet paper
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- Jo Fox
Jo Fox explores the legacy of World War One propaganda, explaining the role it played in shaping the propaganda campaigns of World War Two for both Britain and Germany.