Auction 102

Lot 128:

ANTISEMITIC PROPAGANDA MAGAZINES (2)

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Lot of two antisemitic publications: A Two-page photo ‘report’ from Poland titled ‘Das Welt-Problem: Die Juden – II. In Romania’ (The world-problem: The Jews – II. In Romania), antisemitic propaganda in the German weekly illustrated magazine Berliner Illustrierte Zeitung, Number 1, 5. January 1939, 32 pages, 11 x 14.75 inches. Under the Third Reich, the Berliner Illustrierte like all other German publications was subject to Joseph Goebbels’ Propaganda Ministry. In mid-1934 the Ullstein family business was ‘aryanised’ and the Berliner Illustrierte became an organ of Nazi propaganda. WITH: Deuxieme Front Terre Brulee, French antisemitic publication, 1944, 32 pages, covers separated and rough edges, bumped corners throughout, heavily illustrated, relying on images to transmit propaganda messages, showing a burnt France.

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