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Der Stürmer (Nuremberg, Germany) [Newspaper]

Object | Accession Number: 2016.184.236.22

April 1937 isue of Der Stürmer, [The Stormtrooper], a viciously anti-Jewish newspaper published by Julius Streicher, an early Nazi Party member, from 1923-1945 in Germany. The headline reads: Istjuden, Die schleichen sich in Deutschland ein [The Jews, who sneak into Germany] with an illustration of a sneaky looking Jewish businessmen and an angry German, captioned Betrogen [Deceived.] The newspaper's slogan was "Die Juden sind unser Unglück!" [The Jews are our misfortune]. The paper thrived on scandal, and preferred sensational stories of Jews committing disgusting, evil acts. It was also infamous for its antisemitic cartoons and staff cartoonist Fips. Streicher was arrested by the US Army in May 1945. He was tried by the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg, convicted, and executed per the ruling that his repeated articles calling for the annihilation of the Jewish race were a direct incitement to murder and a crime against humanity. The newspaper is one of the more than 900 items in the Katz Ehrenthal Collection of antisemitic artifacts and visual materials.

Der Stürmer, Nummer 16, April 1937, 15 Jahr 1937
Alternate Title
The Striker, Number 16, April 1937, 15th year 1937
publication/distribution:  1937 April
publication: Nuremberg (Germany)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Katz Family
Record last modified: 2023-05-24 16:14:43
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