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World War II French poster collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of posters depicting anti-Semitic, anti-British, and anti-American propaganda created in German occupied France during World War II.
Provenance
The collection was acquired by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1998.
Date
after 1940 September 23-before 1944 August
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Propaganda poster blaming Jews for French peasants’ problems

Object | Accession Number: 1998.136.1

Geography
publication: Paris (France)
Date
publication/distribution:  1942

Anti-British propaganda poster featuring Winston Churchill looming above a mother and child

Object | Accession Number: 1998.136.2

Geography
distribution: France
Date
publication/distribution:  approximately 1941

Anti-British propaganda poster showing Churchill’s tentacles cut out of Africa and the Middle East

Object | Accession Number: 1998.136.3

Geography
depiction: Great Britain
depiction: Middle East
depiction: Africa
distribution: France
Date
publication:  approximately 1942

Anti-British propaganda poster reminding people of previous British conquests of French territory

Object | Accession Number: 1998.136.4

Geography
distribution: France
Date
publication:  after 1940 September 23-before 1944 August

Propaganda poster reporting United States Navy fleet losses to Japan

Object | Accession Number: 1998.136.5

Geography
distribution: France
Date
publication:  after 1943 December 05

Pro-German propaganda poster warning of threats against France

Object | Accession Number: 1998.136.6

Geography
publication: Paris (France)
distribution: France
Date
publication/distribution:  1941
 
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