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Propaganda poster in Estonian picturing Roosevelt as the friend of US criminals

Object | Accession Number: 2013.514.7

Anti-American propaganda poster issued in Estonia after it was annexed by Nazi Germany in September 1941. The poster accuses Roosevelt of being a liar and associate of gangsters such as Al Capone. It calls for the destruction of Jews and this criminal race. In July 1941, Germany invaded Estonia and made it part of the Reich Commissariat Ostland, a German civilian administration. Estonia was under German rule until September 1944, when it was annexed by the Soviet Union.

Artwork Title
Roimarid
Alternate Title
Criminal
Date
approximately 1941 June-approximately 1944 September  (publication/distribution)
Geography
distribution : Estonia
Language
Estonian
Classification
Posters
Category
War propaganda
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, The Abraham and Ruth Goldfarb Family Acquisition Fund
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Record last modified: 2018-01-26 10:34:49
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