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"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 152, June 27, 1917 offers a fascinating glimpse into the cultural and social issues of its time. The wit and humor displayed in the satirical articles, cartoons, and poems provide a unique perspective on the events and attitudes of the early 20th century. The variety of contributors adds depth and diversity to the publication, making it a rich and enjoyable read. Overall, Punch Volume 152 is a valuable resource for anyone interested in the history of British society and media."

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VOL. 152

JUNE 27TH, 1917


The favourite reading of the Sultan of TURKEY is said to be criminal literature. A gift book in the shape of a new Life of the KAISER is about to be despatched to him.

KING ALEXANDER of Greece originally proclaimed that he would "carry out his father's sacred mandate." But when it was pointed out to him that, if this was really his desire, an opportunity of following in his father's footsteps would doubtless be granted him, he tried again.

During the last air raid we are told that the employees of one large firm started singing "Dixie Land." We feel, however, that to combat the enemy's aircraft much sterner measures must be adopted.

"The Huns' diet is low," says a correspondent of The Daily Mail . But then their tastes are low too.

Writing of the recent Trentino offensive, Mr. HAMILTON FYFE says that several Austrian forts captured by the Italians were built of solid ice. It is time that London had some defences of this character.

The arrival of ex KING TINO at Lugubrioso, on the Swiss Italian frontier, has been duly noted.

The LORD MAYOR of London has decided in future to warn the City of impending air raids. Ringing the dinner bell at the Mansion House, it is thought, is the best way of making City men take to their covers... Continue reading book >>

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