• Creator
  • U.S. Senate. Office of Senate Curator. ?-9999
  • Created Date
  • 1918-07-02
  • Publisher
  • Washington Evening Star
  • Description
  • Germany's powerful fleet of submarines continued to sink many ships, even as the Allied armies pushed forward toward Germany. Among the ships sunk by the German submarines were Red Cross vessels carrying wounded soldiers. Cartoonist Clifford Berryman uses the recent sinking of another Red Cross vessel to show the callousness of Germany's military leadership. In this cartoon a German officer stands atop a submarine's conning tower and watches a... more
    Germany's powerful fleet of submarines continued to sink many ships, even as the Allied armies pushed forward toward Germany. Among the ships sunk by the German submarines were Red Cross vessels carrying wounded soldiers. Cartoonist Clifford Berryman uses the recent sinking of another Red Cross vessel to show the callousness of Germany's military leadership. In this cartoon a German officer stands atop a submarine's conning tower and watches a sinking Red Cross ship and innocent nurses desperately seeking help as their lifeboat also sinks. The officer's only comment at this sight is "Here's where I win another Iron Cross.". less
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