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Waffen-SS recruitment text only poster that urges Dutch youth to help the Germans fight the Russians

Object | Accession Number: 2006.429.1

Waffen-SS recruitment poster issued in August 1941 in German controlled Netherlands asking young Dutch men to join the German Army in order to defend against the Jewish Bolshevik threat. Germany launched Operation Barbarossa, the invasion of the Soviet Union, on June 22, 1941. This was their biggest military operation of the war and there was an increased need for soldiers throughout the Germany Army.

Artwork Title
Jongen van Nederland!
Alternate Title
Youth of the Netherlands!
Date
1941 August  (publication/distribution)
Geography
distribution : Netherlands
Language
German
Dutch
Classification
Posters
Category
Nazi propaganda
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of The Gurari
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Record last modified: 2018-01-26 10:26:53
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