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'Men of London! Each Recruit means Quicker Peace', 1914

Chromolithograph recruiting poster, artist unknown, issued by the Publicity Department, Central Recruiting Depot, Whitehall, 1914.

This poster depicts the Houses of Parliament from the South Bank of the River Thames. Propaganda posters helped persuade men to enlist. As in the rest of Europe, the outbreak of the First World War was greeted with popular acclaim in Britain. Around 30,000 men were enlisting every day by the end of August 1914.

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NAM. 1977-06-81-3


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study collection

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