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This is the enemy
This is the enemy
Resource Typeimage
TitleThis is the enemy
Coverage / Year1943
DescriptionPoster, color, 23.9 x 19.9 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
InterpretationThis poster depicitng a knife-wielding Nazi (as evidenced by the swastika on the jacket sleeve) stabbing the Holy Bible strikes at the heart of one of America's most cherished freedoms: freedom of religion. This type of propaganda image used fear to mobilize the public into support for the war effort. For more information on the swastika see the poster: "Award for careless talk"
Lesson Plans / ThemesWorld War II; News Coverage WWII
Learning Standards16 History; 14 Political systems
Author or CreatorUnited States. Office of War Information
Subject / KeywordsWorld War II; War posters, American; Propaganda, Anti-German--United States
Collection PublisherIllinois State Library
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CONTENTdm file name8285220252002_ww20014p.jpg
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