Präsentation zum Thema: "Part 6:The home front. Theme of the Film Our Picture General situation in 1917 Diagram Food supply Emmigration Role play Prisoners of War Family situation."— Präsentation transkript:
Theme of the Film Our Picture General situation in 1917 Diagram Food supply Emmigration Role play Prisoners of War Family situation during the war Depredation Black market Quotations Indication of sources CONTENTS
soldiers thought they were taken home, but they were taken to the east front propaganda against English people undernourishment with adults and children total war: civilians and military personnel tried to survive THEME OF THE FILM
The picture shows soldiers on a train. They thought they were going to their homes but they were taken to the eastern front line. They were hurt and hungry. Some of them met old friends.
-Commonwealth members are undesirable in Germany -each 8th soldier is in captivity but armies can´t supply them with food -despoliation of occupied territories -children must bring food, iron and metal to school -collect steel sheet and low carbon steel for cannonballs - civilians have to work in arms industry -it’s also in their home GENERAL SITUATION IN 1917
Maximum prices for food and later rationing A million horses for the army 1915: first food riots 1916: no milk, butter, eggs and meat too many prisoners which needed food naval blockade: no fresh supply FOOD SUPPLY
Commonwealth members: need doctors certificate to go home most of them were not allowed because they could tell secrets about the Germans EMMIGRATION
European states had 8 million prisoners. Austria-Hungary had the most France the least Germany kept 2.5 million 1915: big dying because of illness hunger and homesickness They had to work even if they were ill PRISONERS OF WAR
For the first time women had to work to care for the family because men were in the war. They were very worried about their husbands There was also hunger and sickness. The women worked in factories and on the fields. FAMILY-SITUATION DURING THE WAR
Took money Then food And at last people to work DEPREDATION
Everything was sold there Some families got rich with the black market BLACK MARKET
Quotations „ Ihr habt vielleicht gehört, dass ich tot bin, aber ich lebe. Und ich hab keinen anderen Wunsch als endlich die Heimat wieder zu sehen.“ Karl wrote a letter to his family „ Heimat, ich versuchte nicht daran zu denken. Die Dinge waren schlimm genug. Der Gedanke an Zuhause machte mich völlig hoffnungslos“ a French prisoner wrote in his diary „ Wenn ich den Krieg aufhalten könnte, würde ich gern sterben, lieber Gott“ Children said this sentence
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