1 thought on “More French World War I Postcards”

  1. The first postcard is interesting, as it is coloured black and white picture, and they forgot to colour the pants of the troops in the background red. And the lady, who is asked to return home, as indicated by the text, is clothed in an Alsatian Regional costume, which would have been instantly recognisable to all french people. And they were “occupied” by the Prussians from 1870, to 1918, and part of the war aim in 1914 was to get Alsace “Heim ins Reich”, but then the frenh version of that. Hence the border shield, with the German Eagle in the foreground

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