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Dictionary of the First World War


by Stephen Pope and Elizabeath-Anne Wheal

Watercolor postcard by Schima Martos. To the left, troops fighting - shooting, bayoneting, using rifles as clubs - in uniforms of France, Germany, Turkey, Austria-Hungary, Russia, Australia. To the right, Pope Benedict XV holds a basket of olive leaves, and speaks through a megaphone.
Title at the top: A Päpa Bëkeszözata 1917, The Pope's Words of Peace, 1917.
At the bottom, XV Benedek Vigëcz:
Pardon Uraim! Szëp Müpätmät tesseneh. . . 
The Pope issued his message on August 1, 1917.

Pope Benedict XV, holding a basket of olive leaves, uses a megaphone to address troops fighting - shooting, bayoneting, using rifles as clubs - in uniforms of France, Germany, Turkey, Austria-Hungary, Russia, Australia.
Title at the top:
A Päpa Bëkeszözata 1917
The Pope's Words of Peace, 1917
At the bottom:
XV Benedek Vigëcz:
Pardon Uraim! Szëp Müpätmät tesseneh. . .
The Pope issued his message on August 1, 1917.
Watercolor postcard by Schima Martos.

Dictionary of the First World War by Stephen Pope and Elizabeath-Anne Wheal

Publisher: Pen and Sword, 2003

Copyright: Stephen Pope and Elizabeath-Anne Wheal, 1995, 2003