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“People of Vienna!”, Italian propaganda leaflet in German, 1918

Leaflets like this were dropped over the Vienna town centre on 9 August 1918. The call in German was written by Gabriele d’Annunzio.

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    Truth from the clouds

    It was not until the second half of the war that airborne leafleting was recognized as an effective instrument of psychological warfare. Mostly printed on one side only, these publications were dropped over the front in hazardous actions in an attempt to demoralize enemy troops.