Poster for Alice Delysia

Scope and Content

The item is a propaganda poster written in French about Alice Delysia and her performances for the French army in the Second World War. The text on the poster translates as "Alice Delysia, part of the theatre at the front, followed the Allied troops to Egypt, Palestine, Syria, Iraq, Persia, Transjordan and the Western Desert to El Alamein from May 19, 1941. On December 23, 1943. Finally, on August 5, 1944, into France, Normandy, Belgium. Alice Delysia is the first woman to set foot on German soil with the Allied troops. This incomparable artist is beloved by all the brave soldiers. She brings them the comforts of her smile and songs. Long live France, Long live Belgium, Long live England"

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

The poster is in colour ink and pastels on paper. The item is in fair condition.