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Object | Accession Number: 2000.271.1

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    Overview

    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
    Markings
    front, top : LA RELÈVE continue! 3 IL EN RESTE... RELEVEZ LES! [The relief continues! 3 There are some left...relieve them]
    front, lower center : Ils sont encore nombreux là-bas, et la France les attend avec une naturelle et légitime impatience. Leur présence est indispensable chez nous, car ils représentent les forces vives de notre pays. Ouvriers, qui partez librement pour l'Allemagne, regardez ces hommes que vous croisez sur la route. Ils vous doivent leur liberté, ils ne l'oublieront jamais. La reconnaissance de la Nation toute entière monte vers vous. Ces ouvriers qui partent me permettront de mieux défendre les intérêts de notre pays. La fraternité - qui ne fut souvent qu'un grand mot - se traduit ici par une émouvante réalité. P. LAVAL Compiègne, 11 Août 1942. V - II - 200 [There are still a lot of them over there, and France awaits them with natural and legitimate impatience. Their presence is essential here, for they represent the living strength of our country. Workers who leave freely for Germany, look at these men you pass on the road. They owe their freedom to you, they will never forget it. The gratitude of the whole nation goes out towards you. Those workers who leave will allow me to defend the interests of our country better. Fraternity – which was often no more than a grand word – is here conveyed by a moving reality. P. Laval Compiègne, 11 August 1942]

    Physical Details

    Language
    French
    Classification
    Posters
    Category
    War propaganda
    Physical Description
    Rectangular form constructed of paper; black and white image of soldiers at railcar window waving; above image in blue letters is text that reads "LARELEVE/continue" ;the image is positioned in the upper three-quarters. The title is integrated and placed in the upper quarter, in blue. The text is partially integrated and located in the lower quarter, in light blue, held within a blue inset. Further text is integrated and placed in the lower center, in white. All set against a white background.
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 21.250 inches (53.975 cm) | Width: 14.500 inches (36.83 cm)
    Materials
    overall : paper, ink

    Rights & Restrictions

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

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The poster was acquired by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2000.
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 21:51:02
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