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Broadside announcing the execution of Jean-Louis Madec for sabotage in German occupied France

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    Broadside announcing the execution of Jean-Louis Madec for sabotage in German occupied France
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    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Poster announcing the execution of Jean-Louis Madec, a Frenchman, for having severed a telephone cable belonging to the German Army.
    Artwork Title
    Bekanntmachung Der Ankeklgte Joseph-Louis Madec / Arret de la Cour Martial
    Alternate Title
    Notice / Judgment of the court martial
    Date
    publication/distribution:  1941 May 19
    Geography
    issue: Versailles (France)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
    Markings
    front, left column, top, title, black ink : Bekanntmachung [Notice]
    front, left column, center, black ink : Der Angeklagte / Joseph-Louis MADEC / wohnhaft in Le Havre, hat am / 15. April 1941 ein Kabel der / Deutschen Wehrmacht an zwei / Stellen durchschlagen. Er wurde / vom Kriegsgericht deshalb zum / TODE / verurteilt und am 18. Mai 1941 / ERSCHOSSEN. [The accused, Jose-Louis Madec, living in Le Havre, chopped through a cable of the German Wehrmacht in two places on April 15, 1941. He was therefore sentenced to DEATH by court-martial and SHOT on May 18, 1941.]
    front, left column, bottom, black ink : Den 19. Mai 1941. Das Kriegsgericht. [May, 19 1941. The Court Martial.]
    front, right column, top, title, black ink : ARRÊT / de la Cour Martiale [Stop, from the Court Martial.]
    front, right column, center, black ink : Pour avoir / saboté le 15 Avril 1941 à deux endroits / les cables téléphoniques de l’Armée / Allemande, le nommé: / Joseph-Louis MADEC / domicilié au Havre, a été condamné à la / PEINE DE MORT / Il a été / FUSILLÉ / le 18 Mai 1941 [For sabotaging telephone cables of the German Army at two locations on April 15, 1941, the accused: Joesph-Louis Madec, living in Havre, was sentenced to DEATH. He was SHOT on May 18, 1941.]
    front, right column, bottom, black ink : Fait le 19 Mai 1941. La Cour Martiale. [Done May 19, 1941. The Court Martial.]
    front, bottom right corner, black ink : Versailles. – Imprimerie Cooperative “La Gutenberg”, 18, avenue de Paris Teleph. (07-38)
    Contributor
    Distributor: Imprimerie Cooperative "La Gutenberg"

    Physical Details

    Language
    French German
    Classification
    Posters
    Category
    War propaganda
    Physical Description
    Rectangular paper poster with printed text in black ink against white background with black and red border. The text block in the left is in German; the information is repeated in French in the text block on the right. The Nazi emblem of an eagle with outspread wings grasping a swastika in its talons is printed in the upper center.
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 23.750 inches (60.325 cm) | Width: 35.625 inches (90.488 cm)
    Materials
    overall : paper, ink

    Rights & Restrictions

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

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    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The broadside was acquired by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2003.
    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:
    2024-05-30 13:54:53
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