German Crimes Calendar 1918

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German Crimes Calendar 1918

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | December 30, 2020

Still thinking about the new year approaching, we came across this. 
This 1918 calendar is titled "German Crimes Calendar." It consists of six pages, with a calendar for the months of January through June on the front of each page, and July through December on the back. Each page also features an image and a description of crimes committed by the German Army. This demonstrates the anti-German sentiment during World War I.