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Election ballot premarked to elect Hitler after annexation of Austria

Object | Accession Number: 2005.125.4

Election ballot/flier distributed throughout Austria following the Anschluss of Austria by Nazi Germany on March 12, 1938. Austria was incorporated into the Third Reich and the union was viewed favorably by the majority of the population. This ballot, dated March 13, 1938, is marked yes to elect Hitler and unify the 2 countries. A plebiscite held after the fact in April was manipulated to show that 99% of the population approved; Jews, Romas (Gypsies), and others groups were not allowed to vote.

Date
1938 March 13  (publication/distribution)
Geography
distribution : Austria
Language
German
Classification
Information Forms
Category
Ballots
Object Type
Coupon ballot (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:23:42
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