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Poster of a Jew controlling Allied powers in a Star of David

Object | Accession Number: 2016.184.343

Antisemitic propaganda poster issued in German occupied Serbia in the fall of 1941 for the Grand Anti-Masonic Exhibition held in Belgrade from October 22, 1941, to January 19, 1942. It has a cartoon of an Orthodox Jewish man holding a Star of David enclosing caricatures or symbols of Stalin, the US, and England. The exhibition focused on the alleged Jewish-Communist-Masonic conspiracy to achieve world domination. Jews were portrayed as the source of all evil, which had to be destroyed, along with Jewish controlled countries, such as the Soviet Union and the US, and any outsider groups that opposed Nazi Germany. Yugoslavia was invaded and dismembered by the Axis powers in April 1941. Germany annexed most of Slovenia and placed Serbia under military occupation. The exhibition was organized by the Serbian puppet government of Milan Nedic in collaboration with the German occupiers. This poster is one of more than 900 items in the Katz Ehrenthal Collection of antisemitic visual materials.

Title
ОВОЈ ЗВЕЗДИ РОПСКИ СЛУЖЕ
Alternate Title
Slaves to the Star
Series Title
Grand Anti-Masonic Exhibition
Date
1941  (publication/distribution)
Geography
distribution : Grand Anti-Masonic Exhibition; Belgrade (Serbia)
manufacture : Belgrade (Serbia)
Language
Serbian
Classification
Posters
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Katz Family
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:25:59
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