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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
WORLD WAR ONE: Leaflets, newspapers, and propaganda, mainly German
Level of description
collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file


Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Placed in the Centre in 1990 by King's College Library

Content & structure

Scope and content

German socialist propaganda leaflet Die Feldpost, including articles relating to rising commodity and food prices in Germany and the necessity of German troops in the Balkans, Dec 1915; edition of German newspaper for German prisoners of war in France, Grüsse an die Heimat, May 1917; Central Powers propaganda leaflet, in English, calling for a cessation of hostilities, 1917; four Allied leaflets bearing photographs of HM Albert, King of Belgium and HM Elisabeth, Queen of Belgium, 1918.

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, attention of the Director of Archive Services.

Language/scripts of material

German and English

Finding aids

This Summary Guide, and available in hard copy in the Centre's reading room

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals
King's College London College Archives



Compiled Oct 1999

Description control

Rules or conventions

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

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  • Armed forces
  • Collectivism
  • Communication process
  • Humanitarian law
  • International conflicts
  • International relations
  • Military organizations
  • Occupied territories
  • Organizations
  • Persuasion
  • Political doctrines
  • Propaganda
  • Socialism
  • State security
  • War
  • War prisoners
  • War propaganda
  • War victims
  • Wars (events)
  • World War One (1914-1918)
  • World wars (events)

Personal names

  • Albert, 1875-1934, King of Belgium
  • Elisabeth, 1876-1965, Queen Consort of Albert, King of Belgium

Corporate names

  • German Army


  • Balkans, Eastern Europe
  • Belgium
  • France
  • Germany

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