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Nazi propaganda text only poster warning German woman of British threats to defile them

Object | Accession Number: 1995.96.149

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    Nazi propaganda text only poster warning German woman of British threats to defile them

    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Nazi propaganda text only poster, Das geht Dich an, deutsche Frau!! [This is for you, German Women!!] issued on December 4, 1939, for the Parole der Woche (Slogan of the Week) series. The poster reports an allleged British newspaper editorial explaining that the victory of Great Britain over Germany must be absolute. All German males must be killed, the German state and territory divided, and German women forced to marry other nationalities to destroy German racial purity. Parole der Woche was produced by the Nazi Party in Germany from 1936-1943. The series was discontinued in 1943 because of paper shortages caused by the prolonged war.
    Artwork Title
    Das geht Dich an, deutsche Frau!!
    Alternate Title
    This is for you, German Women!!
    Series Title
    Parole der Woche Folge 49
    Date
    publication/distribution:  1939 December 04
    Geography
    publication: Munich (Germany)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
    Markings
    front, title, bold black ink : Das geht Dich an, / deutsche Frau !! [This concerns you, women of Germany !!]
    front, left, black ink : ,,Wenn wir gegen Deutschland / kämpfen, müssen wir es gründ- / lich schlagen, die deutschen / Männer ausrotten und das Land / zwischen Britannien und seinen / Verbündeten aufteilen. Die / deutschen Frauen sollen dann / Männer von andere Nationa- / lität heiraten, sodaß die Auf-/ züchtung weiterer reinblütiger / Deutscher unterbunden wird.'' [" If we fight against Germany, we have to beat it thoroughly, exterminate the German men and divide the land between Britain and her allies. The German women are then to marry men of other nationalities, so that further breeding of pure-blooded Germans is prohibited. "]
    front, right, black ink : Also stande es jüngst- / von der ,,zarten / Hand'' einer ge= / wissen Miß Heffer, / einer ,,Dame der englischen Gesell= / schaff'' geschrieben- / in der illustrierten / britischen Zeitschrift / ,,News Review'' zu / lesen. Kommentar / erübrigt sich ! [So it was recently written by the “delicate hands” of a certain Miss Heffer, a “lady of English society”-in the illustrated British magazine, “News Review.” An unnecessary comment !]
    Contributor
    Issuer: Reichspropagandaleitung der N.S.D.A.P.
    Publisher: Zentralverlag der NSDAP

    Physical Details

    Language
    German
    Classification
    Posters
    Category
    Nazi propaganda
    Genre/Form
    Posters.
    Physical Description
    Large offset lithographic text poster with a graphic design in black, gray, and red in landscape orientation. The German text is in black ink, with the title across the top in stylized font. The background is green except for a large offwhite square on the left side. Inside the square are statistics and 2 graphic representations using small male figures on a large and a small green square to represent the amount of land by kilometers. The right side is a long paragrpah of single spaced text in bold, medium size font. There is a narrow white border around the poster. There is a circular red Parole der Woche seal on the lower left. There are two labels adhered to the reverse: one has publishing information identifying it as a Parole Der Woche; the other is a book advertisement.
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 33.000 inches (83.82 cm) | Width: 47.250 inches (120.015 cm)
    Materials
    overall : paper, ink
    Inscription
    front, lower right corner, handwritten, black ink : 5.XIII II.XII.1939 # 49
    reverse, red label, black ink : J Dietrich / den Straßen des Sieges / Leinem RM. 3.80 [J. Dietrich / the Streets of Victory / Cloth RM. 3.80]

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Keywords & Subjects

    Geographic Name
    Germany.

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The poster was acquired by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1995.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this artifact has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
    Record last modified:
    2023-06-08 08:56:47
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