Political cartoon with a 3 paneled commentary on French and German collaboration
- Artwork Title
after 1940 October 24
- Object Type
Posters, French (lcsh)
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
Editorial cartoon poster commenting on the October 24, 1940, meeting between Adolf Hitler and Philippe Petain, head of the Vichy government, in Montoire-sur-le-Loir, France, where Petain called for collaboration between France and Germany. The three panels outline the pro and con attitudes: 1. The war is over; peace brings prosperity; 2. Is glorifying Petain the best way to deal with political unrest; 3. Big question: what does the future hold? Germany invaded France in May 1940. In June, Petain signed an armistice, which gave the Germans control of northern and western France, including Paris. The unoccupied territory was governed by a separate regime, based in Vichy, under Petain. While officially neutral, Vichy France cooperated with Germany, and enacted anti-Jewish legislation.
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Also in French antisemitic pamphlet and poster collection
The collection consists of an antisemitic poster and three antisemitic pamphlets published in France from April 1939-1941.
Booklet containing the transcriptions of six Radio-Paris broadcasts made by a German journalist, Dr. Friedrich, from April 1 - July 1, 1942.