Gyfun Cwmtawe Comprehensive School
for the attention of P. Rogers
Comprehensive School: History Department 2001
web site has been created to develop links between schools, and make History
accessible to pupils of all abilities by creating stimulating activities.
site contains examples of propaganda posters used by different countries
during World War I. They are organized into galleries for you to
view and are accompanied by pupil's responses to them. They cover a range
of categories, and countries, and can be used in conjunction with the resources
available on this site.
Propaganda is publicity
designed by the government to influence peoples' opinions. This is achieved
by exaggerating, lying or telling half the truth. Governments around the
world use propaganda for a variety of purposes during war.
site focuses on four themes:
Home Front - posters which concentrate on
boosting morale at home.
- posters which encourage people to join the
The Enemy - posters which make fun of the
Glory Of War - posters which make war seem
heroic and exciting.