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Liberty Loan Committee "A vision of Private Kutschkes of the German National Guard = Traumgebild des deutschen Landwehrmanns Kutschke!"

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09808.05 Author/Creator: Liberty Loan Committee Place Written: New York, New York Type: Poster Date: 1917 Pagination: 1 poster ; 49.3 x 39 cm.

One poster entitled, "A vision of Private Kutschkes of the German National Guard = Traumgebild des deutschen Landwehrmanns Kutschke!" Advertisement for Liberty Bonds contains maps of the German empire in English and in German. Text likens the Kaiser to Napoleon Bonaparte.

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