“Liberators”

6 11 2011

The following is an absolutely incredible example of Nazi propaganda, drawn to my attention recently by a friend:

The poster was designed by a Norwegian cartoonist named Harald Damsleth, and was produced in 1944. The Dutch writing at the bottom reads, “De USA zullen de Europeesche Kultuur van den ondergang redden”. I am told that this means, “The USA will save the European culture from ruin”. It is hard to see it in the picture, but the writing around the midriff states “JITTERBUG – Triumph of Civilization”. If you click on it, you can zoom in for higher definition. I do not think that the Hebrew writing is actually Hebrew writing, but was unable to find a clearer image than this one. A smaller, albeit colour version can be seen here.

How many anti-American tropes can you spot?

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7 03 2015
Domsey

It is the best cover to describe America and it´s brutality. Destroyer of culture, producing hate everywhere. That´s America.

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