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Small poster made to discourage US troops from socializing with Germans received by a soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1993.45.1

Handbill received by Sergeant Donald Schaufelberger while serving in the US Army in Germany in May 1945. Issued by the US Army, the handbill uses an image of piled rows of concentration camp corpses discovered at Mauthausen concentration camp to remind soldiers not to fraternize with German civilians.

Artwork Title
Don't Fraternize
Date
1945 May  (creation)
1945 May  (received)
Geography
depiction : Mauthausen (Concentration Camp); Mauthausen (Austria)
Language
English
Classification
Posters
Category
War propaganda
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Donald Schaufelberger
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Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:06:02
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