Ben Shahn poster with an image of a hooded man protesting the Nazi destruction of Lidice
- Artwork Title
- This is Nazi brutality
- Series Title
- Office of War Information poster, no. 11
- Object Type
Posters, American (lcsh)
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
Poster created by Ben Shahn for the US Office of War Information as a response to the Nazi-led annihilation and destruction of communities throughout the Czech Republic, including Lidice. It also protests the retaliatory measures taken for the attempted assassination by Czech resistance members of Reinhard Heydrich, director of the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia, under the Nazi occupation.
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Also in Poster collection
The collection consists of two posters: one is a French propaganda poster and the other is an anti-Nazi poster created by Ben Shahn protesting the decimation of Lidice, Czechoslovakia.
Poster depicting a male worker and a female gardener against the backdrop of a map of France and a sun with the date "1941" printed inside. To the left are jackals or possibly wolves, each labeled with a different name, including "Juifs" and "DeGaulle", which are depicted as threatening the borders of France.