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#448 - World War II

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Stark reminder of the atrocities of war
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Original color 28 x 38 World War II propaganda poster, No. 11, with art done by Ben Shahn, showing a hooded prisoner, cornered and chained, with his back against a brick wall, with “This is Nazi brutality,” printed in the center, with information about the events in Lidice, Czechoslovakia, underneath. Printed in the lower border is “U.S. Government Printing Office: 1942-O-191104.” In fine condition, with expected storage folds. Lidice was a Czech mining village that was obliterated by the Nazis in retaliation for the 1942 shooting of a Nazi official by two Czechs. All men of the village were killed in a 10-hour massacre and the women and children were sent to concentration camps. RR Auction COA.


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