Mary Evans Abuse of the White Flag 10098648
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Picture No 10098648
Date 1914
Description Abuse of the White Flag
Details

A colourised postcard version of a drawing by Fortunino Matania which appeared the The Sphere, 2 January 1915. It illustrates an incident retold to the artist when a force of German infantry feigned to surrender, holding up a white flag, but then ambushed the members of the Northamptonshire Regiment who rose to accept the surrender.
Source Postcard illustration based on an original work by Fortunino Matania
Credit Mary Evans Picture Library
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Mary Evans Picture No 10098648 - A colourised postcard version of a drawing by Fortunino Matania which appeared the The Sphere, 2 January 1915. It illustrates an incident retold to the artist when a force of German infantry feigned to surrender, holding up a white flag, but then ambushed the members of the Northamptonshire Regiment who rose to accept the surrender.

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