Remember me - echoes from the lost generations

Truth - the First Casualty?

Thanks to:

Rob Ruggenberg at The Heritage of the Great War for the following pictures:

  • Gas Clouds
  • After Four Years of War by Albert Hahn
  • Belgian Victim of Steenstraete Gas Attack

John Frost at John Frost Newspapers for the following:

  • German cartoon
  • British cartoon
  • Letter to the Times

Roger McGough for the poem A Square Dance

The Art Archive for John Singer Sargent’s ‘Gassed.’

Deutsches Historisches Museum for Otto Dix’s ‘Gas Attack’

Gordon Corrigan for reference from ‘Mud, Blood and Poppycock’ (London: Cassell, 2003)
ISBN 0 304 35955 6

The Glasgow Daily Record for the article about kilts

Brian Blodgett at for
‘Germany’s Use of Chemical Warfare in WW1’

Philip Hurd-Wood, for his melliflous reading of the Wilfred Owen poem,
Dulce et Decorum Est.

Author - Caroline Coxon

For additional sources, out of copyright, see ‘Who’s Who’ in the ‘Truth – the First Casualty?’ unit.

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Every effort has been made to acknowledge each individual and organisation that has contributed material so generously, and to cite sources accurately. If there are any omissions or errors please don't hesitate to inform us at and amendments will be made as soon as possible to the website.

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