Once An Officer Now A Beggar.

After the first World War the sanctions placed upon Germany were immense and its citizens paid the price, here we see a young man who has lost a leg in the war now resorted to begging to get by, he is still wearing his uniform. In the 1920s the suicide rate in Germany was extremely high, below is an extract from a German newspaper in 1921.

''Deutschland Unter Alles'' (Current Opinion Magazine, 1921)

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