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Nazi propaganda leaflet to lower Allied troops morale acquired by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2013.448.1

Small 2-sided Nazi propaganda flier, Happy Days.....Gone, brought home from the war by Sergeant Anthony A. Carullo, 20, a soldier in the 2nd Infantry Division, United States Army. The leaflet was distributed to Allied troops by the Germans to demoralize the troops. It depicts a couple in civilian clothes dancing above a grave with a combat helmet atop a plain wooden cross. Carullo entered combat in Normandy in July 1944 and fought in France, Luxembourg, Germany, and Czechoslovakia. He received a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star Medal for his exemplary conduct in combat. The war ended when Germany surrendered on May 7, 1945. Carullo returned to the US in July 1945.

Title
Happy Days.....Gone
Date
1944 September  (found)
Geography
found : Europe
Language
English
Classification
Information Forms
Category
Fliers
Object Type
Leaflets (tgm)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Joan Carullo, in memory of her father Anthony A. Carullo
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:25:21
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