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Transcript of Propaganda

In times of war all people want is peace.
"Sower of Peace"
One of the main themes in Nazi propaganda:
Make Hitler look like a god or heroic saivor.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Vol XCIII, No. 311
"Victory Will Be Ours"
"We Shall Win the War!"
"Jews are fat, greedy, unpleasant people!!"
This poster encouraged the German people to side with the Nazis. Because everyone wants to be on the winning team!
It was never my intention to wage war, but to build a new social state of the highest culture, and every day of this war robs me of that work!

- Adolf Hitler
"Long live Germany!"

The light which is most commonly used to represent saints , gives people a sense of hope
Narayanaswami, Karthick. "Analysis of Nazi Propaganda." (n.d.): n. pag. Harvard University, 2011. Web. <http://blogs.law.harvard.edu>.
Welch, David. "Nazi Propaganda." BBC News. BBC, n.d. Web. 17 Nov. 2014.
"Changing Life in Germany." BBC News. BBC, n.d. Web. 17 Nov. 2014.
"Pix For Nazi Propaganda Soldiers." Pix For Nazi Propaganda Soldiers. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Nov. 2014.
"The Jews in the United States"
This poster portrays Hitler as a farmer planting seeds of "peace". This gives the people hope that the war will soon be over.

"When Jews Laugh"
The Jewish people portrayed mainly in two different ways:
Fat and greedy people
Unpleasant people.

These techniques worked because it allowed the public to have a negative view on the jews.

Left: Made people feel as if the Jews were speniding all of their money on food and themselves

Right: Everyone likes a person with a good sense of humor, so no humor makes people unhappy
"The Jews are responsible for the loss of WWI & decline in the economy"
Important technique used by the Nazis

Huge benefactor in the Nazi's success in gaining supporters for the Holocaust.

They commonly used posters, videos, radio broadcasts, speeches, and newspapers to convey their messages .
It was believed that the Jews were responsible for the collapse of the economy.

Half of the german banks were owned by Jews.

The stock exchange was run by Jewish stockholders

Many jews were responsible for writing the newspapers and running chain stores.

Jews were blamed for the loss of the Russian Revolution.
MailOnline, Allan Hall for. "Has Historian Finally Discovered Real Reason for Hitler's Obsessive Hatred of Jews?" Mail Online. Associated Newspapers, n.d. Web. 17 Nov. 2014.
1940's Nazi cartoon
"Propaganda tries to force a doctrine on the whole people... Propaganda works on the general public from the standpoint of an idea and makes them ripe for the victory of this idea."~ Adolf Hitler , Mein Kampf
Hitler appealed to people's emotions rather than thier intelligence
Hitler's stance which shows power and authority. Which gives the people someone to look up to.
"The Americans are not on your side!!!"
It portrays many of past famous cartoon characters such as Mickey Mouse, Popeye, and Donald Duck.
The purpose of this video was to get the French to believe that the Americans were not on their side, and that the Americans were going to attack them.
This was a video created by the Nazi's
Holocaust Memorial. "Nazi Propaganda." United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. United States Holocaust Memorial Council, 20 June 2014. Web. 17 Nov. 2014.
"Jews are bad not good, Jews are bad not good!!"
Other aspects or effects Hitler tried to include in his propaganda were:


Simple messages

Single images

Bold letters

Appeal to the masses

With the use of different techniques that made it easier for people to remember certain things that Hitler and the Nazis wanted to remember it was easy for them to get the public to despise the jews and hop on to their bandwagon
Come to the Nazi side.
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