One way of uniting everyone in the country was to make the foes of France vivid to soldiers and citizens alike. The Central Powers were mocked, vilified, and satirized. The Germans received most of the attention—the pointed pickelhaube helmet became a common symbol for them. Franz Josef, emperor of Austria and king of Hungary, is represented as being in his dotage in La baïonnette's "Impérial gaga." And, the Ottoman Empire allowed illustrators to include a touch of the exotic.