Official German Cards showing '618 dead Germans'
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|Title||Official German Cards showing '618 dead Germans'|
|Notes||German propaganda photograph of German corpses. Possibly connected with the 'Kindermord zu Ypren' (also known as the 'Schlacht von Langemarck': 'saughter at Langemarck'), the massacre of the Innocents during the First Battle of Ypres, October to November 1914: German Student Reservists, advancing on French and British positions, suffered very heavy casualties. |
Part of the photograph and scrap album of Revd. Leonard Thomas Pearson, Army Chaplain's Department (attached No. 44 Casualty Clearing Station), discovered in a skip and deposited with the Bodlian Library. Revd. Pearson was interviewed by Lyn Macdonald for her book 'The Roses of No Man's Land', which contains two extracts and a photograph.
|Item medium||Photographic paper|
|Copyright||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor|
|Digital repository||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford|
|Contributor Name||Stuart Lee|
|Contributed on the behalf of||P Vainker|