Sources Criticising the British Empire

Opening the Dardanelles

Though most German propaganda during the First World War was directed against Britain over her actions on the Western Front, Britain's imperial disasters, like those concerning Gallipoli and Kut-al-Amara, also provided ammunition for Germany's gleeful cartoonists.

This particular images shows a savage John Bull with the skulls of the British dead at his feet looks at the sinking ships off Gallipoli and wonders whether they can ever break through the Dardanelles.

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by Stephen Luscombe