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Object ID

2012.1.470

Object Name

Postcard

Date

3-13-1938

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Description

Front: An illustration of a golden German map with a photograph of Hitler's face in profile pasted onto it. Caption reads: "13 Marz 1938. Ein Volk Ein Reich Ein Führer."Back: Green printed postcard lines and a painted red, black and white sticker depicting a muscular man with a swastika hammer ready to strike a snake with the head of A Jewish man. The caption reads, "Tod dem Marxismus. Her zu uns!"

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Annexation of Austria commemorative postcard with sticker verso depicting a muscular man with a swastika hammer ready to strike a snake with the head of a Jew. The caption reads, "Tod dem Marxismus. Her zu uns!" ("Death to Marxism. Join us!") In Nazi ideology, Marxism and Judaism are indistinguishable foes.

Dimensions

5 3/4 x 4"

Keywords

Map, Reich Seal, Snake

Anti-Semitic Postcard Commemorating Anschuss

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