Men of Britain! Will you stand this? 78 women & children were killed and 228 women & children were wounded by the German raiders. Enlist now.

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    WWI recruitment poster referring to the German bombardment of Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England, in 1915. "Men of Britain! Will you stand this? 78 women & children were killed and 228 women & children were wounded by the German raiders. Enlist now." Caption: "No. 2 Wykeham Street, Scarborough, after the German bombardment on Dec. 16th. It was the home of a working man. Four people were killed in this house including the wife, aged 58, and two children, the youngest aged 5."
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    Link: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b5/Scarborough%2C_North_Yorkshire_-_WWI_poster.jpg
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 11 months ago
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