'Un Poilu de 12 Ans'


a French Children's Magazine

left : escaping a German soldier in his wrecked village
right : joining up with a squad of French soldiers


'Un Poilu de 12 Ans' (a 12 Year-Old Soldier) was a French magazine published especially for French youngsters. It tells the story of a 12 year old who joins the army and through bravery and heroic deeds earns his place among the gallant fighting soldiers of France.

The coverpages were usually done in full color with an eye-catching illustration as centerpiece. The rest of the magazine consisted of text along with several black and white illustrations,



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