|"The Blood Bath," From Der Brummer, Berlin, 1917|
German government dismissed "America's worthless assistance" to the Entente powers. Gustav Brandt here offers one idea to buttress the official government line, a fine example of the jugendstil of bold, flat areas of solid color that became popular among German cartoonists of the early 20th Century.
|by Gustav Brandt in Kladderadatsch, Berlin|
Here's another example of jugendstil, with a similar jab at Wilson as a money-grubbing capitalist, this time from a Simplicissimus cartoonist about Pope Benedict XV's peace proposal.
|"Wilson's Answer" by Olaf Gulbransson in Simplicissimus, Munich, September 18, 1917|
|"We Will Never Negotiate" by unidentified cartoonist in Kladderadatsch, Berlin|
|"Helpless Russia" by Wilhelm Schulz in Simplicissimus, Munich, July 17, 1917|
|"Oriental Eyes" by W.A. Wellner in Lustige Blätter, Berlin, August, 1917|
|"Tremble, Germania!" by Carl Olof Petersen in Lustige Blätter, Berlin, July 23, 1917|