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Den Müttern und Frauen unserer Gefallenen zum Muttertag 1944 (For the Wives and Mothers of our Fallen on Mother’s Day 1944

Den Müttern und Frauen unserer Gefallenen zum Muttertag 1944 (For the Wives and Mothers of our Fallen on Mother’s Day 1944) This card was prepared by the Main Culture Office of the NSDAP Reichspropagandaleitung. It was intended for the wives and mothers of those who had died during the war — sadly of whom there were millions … Continue reading

Allied Propaganda? NSDAP Leaflets for American Soldiers in 1944

The NSDAP produced numerous propaganda leaflets aimed at Allied troops. The following small collection comes from shortly after D-Day in 1944. It was to give the ‘average Joe’ a hint that Germany did not want the war, and also to make them think of why they were fighting to begin with.         … Continue reading

Heil Alldeutschland!

On 12 March 1938 NSDAP marched into Austria. A few weeks later the Austrian publication for those interested in traditional costumes ran this article welcoming the event.   Hail All-Germany!   Austria has joined the German Reich, finding its way “home in the Reich,” which it had remained part of over its thousand-year history.   … Continue reading

Trau keinem Fuchs auf grüner Heid und keinem Jud auf seinem Eid (Trust No Fox on his Green Heath And No Jew on his Oath) by Elvira Bauer

This is the first of three anti-Semitic children’s books published by Julius Streicher’s Stürmer Publishing House. Around 100,000 copies were printed, and the book was used in many schools. The author, Elvira Bauer, was an 18-year-old art student. The title comes from a phrase by Martin Luther. Trau keinem Fuchs auf grüner Heid und keinem … Continue reading

Illustrierter Beobachter November 1929

In a very early issue (November 1929) of the Illustrierter Beobachter, there was a photo of a dog puppet dressed as a Prussian Police Officer which was the window display of a Jewish store in Berlin.     The article below is a report of the trial against Julius Streicher, the so called “Talmudprozess”. This … Continue reading

Der Stürmer Caricatures Part 2 (1935 – 1944)

Der Stürmer was a weekly tabloid-format NSDAP newspaper published by Julius Streicher from 1923 to the end of World War II. The newspaper originated at Nuremberg during Hitler’s attempt to establish power and control. During the struggle to achieve power, Streicher was accused by the opposition of the NSDAP as being “a liar, a coward, … Continue reading

Der Stürmer Caricatures – Part 1 (1925 – 1934)

Der Stürmer was a weekly tabloid-format NSDAP newspaper published by Julius Streicher from 1923 to the end of World War II. The newspaper originated at Nuremberg during Hitler’s attempt to establish power and control. During the struggle to achieve power, Streicher was accused by the opposition of the NSDAP as being “a liar, a coward, … Continue reading

Illustrierter Beobachter – Englands Schuld (England’s Guilt)

This article was published shortly after the war began in a 48-page special edition of the Illustrierter Beobachter,the NSDAP’s weekly illustrated newspaper. It is titled “England’s Guilt.” Goebbels makes the claim that the war was forced on Germany by an England threatened by Germany’s social revolution. The issue is not dated, but is from the early … Continue reading

Illustrierter Beobachter (NSDAP’s weekly illustrated newspaper) Issue Date: 4 July 1935

The Illustrierter Beobachter was the NSDAP’s weekly illustrated newspaper, published from 1926 to 1945 by the NSDAP publishing house Franz Eher, Nachf. in Munich. The official NSDAP newspaper was the Völkischer Beobachter, the Illustrierter Beobachter was the heavily illustrated weekly version. Many issues show Adolf Hitler and other NSDAP leaders on the cover. The illustrated … Continue reading