Tuesday, March 1, 2011

PROPAGANDA FROM NAZI AND COMMUNIST BERLIN

Nazi propaganda election poster that targets the working class.

Propaganda election poster for Ernst Thaelmann, the candidate of the German Communist Party (KPD) in 1932 or 1933.

Anti-Jewish propaganda during the Jewish boycott in Berlin in 1933.
The Nazis used the Reichtag fire as propaganda again the Communists.

Nazi and other political parties' propaganda during a 1932 election campaign.  Note the difference in the Nazi (first two from left) and communist (fifth from left) posters in comparison to the others.

The Jewish Enemy: Nazi Propaganda during World War II and the Holocaust



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Poster advertising the 5th Party Congress of the GDR's Socialist Unity Party (SED).

 The Making of the GDR, 1945-53


Image of Joseph Stalin in East Berlin in the late 1940s.  It reads, "Stalin lives!  The best friend of Germany."
Detail from a mural in East Berlin showing happy young women members of the Free German Youth, the official youth movement of the GDR.
East Berlin Statue of German communist Ernst Thaellman, who was killed by the Nazis in 1944.
The Wall.  US Propaganda Film (1962)
Nazi Propaganda Film in Color: Civilian Life in Nazi Berlin 1936 
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1 comment:

  1. Your picture featuring the statue of a man standing up with a tractor going by is Lenin, at the former Lenin Platz, now known as the Platz of the United Nations. Thaelmann is at Thelmann Platz.

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