Our enemies' lies! German propaganda toilet paper

Description

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.

Transcript

Enemy propaganda!

Best-quality German toilet paper
Full title:
Our enemies' lies! Best German toilet paper
Published:
1915
Format:
Object
Held by:
Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin
Usage terms:
Public Domain