Verordnung; Ordonnance. Grand Quartier General, le 3 Octobre 1916. Der Generalquartiermeister Signé: von Sauberzweig [1916]

Verordnung; Ordonnance. Grand Quartier General, le 3 Octobre 1916. Der Generalquartiermeister Signé: von Sauberzweig [1916]
Date
1916
Ref
Eph-D-WAR-WI-NonNZ-1916-01
Description
An arrangement of text in both German and French, on a poster issued by the German forces giving orders regarding the duty of citizens to give help when requested: 1. Anyone capable of work will be forced to work, even outside of their home area, in cases where they are playing, drunk, idle, unemployed or lazy, and where they could help to maintain someone else 2. Everyone must help in cases of accident or danger, or public calamity, to the extent of their capability, even outside their district. If they refuse, they will be forced. 3. Whoever refuses to work as above, is liable to be imprisoned for up to 3 years or fined 10,000 marks. If the action is committed as a group, each accomplice will be treated as instigator, and imprisoned for at least a week. The poster has "Beauvois" written on the verso, and so may have been found there. Inscriptions: Verso - top right - Beauvois [?] Quantity: 1 b&w art print(s). Physical Description: Letterpress on sheet 450 x 560 mm.
Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
1 b&w art print(s), Ephemera, Posters, Letterpress works, Letterpress on sheet 450 x 560 mm., Orientation: Horizontal image
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Verordnung; Ordonnance. Grand Quartier General, le 3 Octobre 1916. Der Generalquartiermeister Signé: von Sauberzweig [1916]. Ref: Eph-D-WAR-WI-NonNZ-1916-01. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/37294645

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