German Propaganda WWI

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A year 12 Modern History task on the German Propaganda on World War One

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German Propaganda WWI

  1. 1. German
Propaganda
World
War
I












 The
impact
on
the
Home
Front

  2. 2. Reasons
for
Propaganda
 •  To
encourage
recruitment
into
the
army

 •  To
boost
the
morale
of
civilians
and
troops

 •  To
encourage
hatred
of
the
enemy

 •  To
encourage
financial
investment
in
the
war
 effort
via
bonds
and
donaAons

 •  To
encourage
acceptance
and
support
of
various
 restricAons,
including
raAoning

 •  To
encourage
acAve
parAcipaAon
in
the
war
 effort

  3. 3. ConAnued

 •  To
aDack
those
opposed
to
the
war,
or
those
 not
supporAng
the
war
effort

 •  To
promote
or
oppose
conscripAon
for
military
 service

 •  To
promote
or
oppose
industrial
acAon
by
 workers

  4. 4. This
is
a
poster
of
Germanica
helping
 the
Germans
to
slay
the
English

  5. 5. Types
of
propaganda
 •  Films

 •  Newspapers

 •  Posters

 •  Sermons

 •  Schools

 •  Books
and
magazines

 •  MeeAngs,
speeches
and
marches

 •  Music‐songs
and
military
bands

 •  Postcards

  6. 6. “For
the
War
Loan!”

  7. 7. Impact
of
the
war
on
civilians
of
the
 German
Home
front
 •  RestricAons
on
civil
liberAes


 ‐Civil
liberAes

 ‐Aliens

 •  Economic
reorganizaAon


 ‐War
Raw
Materials
Department

 ‐Labour
restricAons

 ‐Fiscal
policy

  8. 8. “I
Go
to
the
Front‐
Have
You
Already
 Subscribed
to
the
6th
War
Loans?”

  9. 9. ConAnued

 •  Civilian
war
effort

 ‐RaAoning

 ‐ConscripAon

 ‐Women
in
workforce

 ‐Severe
restricAons
on
civil
liberAes

  10. 10. Even
the
smallest
child
hurries
to
sign
 the
war‐loan


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