War Chronicles
(301 words)

War Chronicles

The war chronicles were the expression of a changed public awareness of journalism. The Franco-Prussian War of 1870/1871 had already led to a serious boom of popular military literature. Military topics gained a wider appeal in the German Reich due the growing agitation of the colonial unions, navy leagues, and defense associations since the turn of the century. The first war chronicles were printed at the beginning of the World War, usually by book publishers (Beck, Franck, Insel) …

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Pöhlmann, Markus, “War Chronicles”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 21 July 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-3786_dlws1_beww1_en_0621>
First published online: 2015



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