Propaganda Leaflettes from World War I
The following excerpts include examples of leaflets dropped over enemy lines from planes and balloons.
These are great examples of the types of psychological tricks employed by the combatants during the war.
* British leaflet dropped into German trenches by balloon:
FOR WHAT ARE YOU FIGHTING, MICHEL?
They tell you that you are fighting for the Fatherland. Have you ever thought why you are fighting?
You are fighting to glorify Hindenburg, to enrich Krupp. You are struggling for the Kaiser, the Junkers, and the militarists....