'Le Rire Rouge'


a French Humor Magazine Goes to War

left : a back page showing a scene outside a french brothel.
The 'Madame' explains to waiting poilus that just as at Fontenoy, the British will be allowed to 'go' first'
right : a page with advertisements.
Note the number of ads for English books (of the naughty kind), postcards,
massage and 'manicure' services and cures for 'social diseases'

scenes of ordinary soldiers life in the rear areas and in the front lines


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