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German Cartoon

The following text is the British newspapers comment's on the German cartoon

This disgraceful cartoon is headed ‘Spring Storms: German poison vapours in Flanders.’ Underneath appears a jingle. In English it does not rhyme, but means ‘The gentle breezes are awake, now must everything give way to them.’

Terrible accounts of the effects of the gases which are being used by the Germans, in contravention of international law, have been published in Great Britain. The men who are poisoned suffer great agony before death releases them, and, though no one knows this better than our enemies, they regard it as a joke. It affords fine scope for their artists, and their comic papers make great play with it. Of the four Canadian officers whose portraits are reproduced, Lieutenant Ozanne is definitely known to have been gassed.

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