The Russian Review/Volume 1/February 1916/War Cartoons

 

War Cartoons.

(From "Satirikon," Petrograd.)

 

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The Merchant to the Generalisimo: Perhaps our combined smoke will prove more effective than the poisonous fumes.

 

 

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The Recruiting Officer: How can you go into the army? You can hardly be seen from the ground. The Youthful Aspirant: Isn't that the chief qualification of a scout?

 


 

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War Correspondent, (dictating to his stenographer): I am sitting in a captured trench, astride an Austrian gun. Dense smoke envelops me. A little to one side, a machine gun is clicking rapidly...

 

 

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"Why do you look so thin and discouraged, Fritz?" "Oh, we've just defeated the Russians."

 
 

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Wood is so expensive nowadays, that it must be well guarded when carried from one end of the town to another.