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Ben Shahn poster with an image of a hooded man protesting the Nazi destruction of Lidice

Object | Accession Number: 1993.65.1

Poster created by Ben Shahn for the US Office of War Information as a response to the Nazi-led annihilation and destruction of communities throughout the Czech Republic, including Lidice. It also protests the retaliatory measures taken for the attempted assassination by Czech resistance members of Reinhard Heydrich, director of the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia, under the Nazi occupation.

Artwork Title
This is Nazi brutality
Series Title
Office of War Information poster, no. 11
Date
1942 June 11  (commemoration)
1942  (creation)
Geography
manufacture : United States
Language
English
Classification
Posters
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Judd Caplovich
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:27:21
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