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Images: Cartoonist’s sketches found fun amid the horror of the First World War
Bruce Bairnsfather was a British soldier and cartoonist who drew a series of morale-boosting cartoons that made light of the hardship, tedium and terror...
I died in hell – They called it Passchendaele
“Poor old Maggie! She seems to be ‘avin’ it dreadful wet at ‘ome. ” A page from Bullets and Billets, the semi autobiographical book by Bruce Bairnsfather, 1916.
Bruce Bairnsfather - Cartoonist of the Western Front
The First World War began in June 1914, and in a patriotic fervour, British troops from all parts of the world flocked to the colours – English, Australians, Canadians, South Africans and Indians all joined up to assist the Mother Country in her struggle with Germany. However towards the end of 1914 enthusiasm had begun to flag- ships full of maimed and wounded soldiers began to filter back from the Western Front, telling stories of horror that gave many of the potential new recruits second…
First World War Postcard by Bruce Bairnsfather
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Old Bill is a fictional character created in 1914 / 1915 by British humorist and cartoonist Bruce Bairnsfather. Old Bill, is an elderly pipe-smoking British “Tommy” (soldier) with a walrus mustache and a trademark balaclava. He made his weekly appearances in “The Bystander” magazine, in a strip called “Fragments from France”, after Bairnsfather was specifically commissioned by the publication.