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WWI: France and Germany using art as weapon of peace – not war

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WWI: France and Germany using art as weapon of peace – not war The NZZ-Neue Z├╝richer Zeitung published November 13, 2017 an article written by Robin Schwarzenbach: ‘Deutsche Kultur als Waffe’ [German Culture Used as Weapon]. The article describes how during World War I newspapers, cinema and theater programs, and art-exhibitions in Switzerland were used by France and by Germany for propaganda, as an extended battle field, facilitated by Switzerland’s different region’s languages. Following the […]