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Nazi propaganda postcard celebrating voter's approval of Hitler and the Anschluss

Object | Accession Number: 2004.454.1

Pro-Hitler propaganda postcard for the plebiscite, or popular vote, held in Austria on April 10, 1938, to approve, after the act, the annexation of Austria by Nazi Germany on March 13. It features a pencilled portrait of Adolf Hitler, a hand offering the Heil Hitler salute, and the slogan "Ein Volk, Ein Reich, Ein Fuhrer!" [One People, One Country, One Leader!] There is a commemorative stamp on the back that was issued on April 8, 1938, in honor of the annexation of Austria. The Anschluss [union] was approved by 99.75% of the population. Jews and Roma had lost the right to vote before the election.

Date
1938 April 09  (postmark)
1938 April 10  (commemoration)
Geography
postmark : Vienna (Austria)
Language
German
Classification
Information Forms
Category
Postcards
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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Record last modified: 2018-08-27 06:54:37
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