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German propaganda poster titled ‘Unerschuetterliche Ostfront!’ (‘The Unwavering Eastern Front!’). It features six black and white photos of SS Grenadiers and Army soldiers fighting on the Eastern front and a call for action by Goebbels, ‘It is up to us now to contribute the last and indispensable every day, namely courage, bravery of heart, upright disposition and deep German faith’. Each photo has a brief explanation under it, e.g. ‘Expecting the Bolshevik attack’ or ‘SS-Grenadiers in the counterattack’. Printed in 1943, 15 3/4 x 22 in., folds, minor tear on the left fold. It is part of the ‘Parole der Woche’ publication, Folge 23, 23. August – 5. September 1943.