The Netherlands

  • Kerstpakketten-actie

    NiWin Kerstpakketten-actie

    June 12, 2013

    Poster with a call to support soldiers in the Dutch Indies with Christmas Gifts. A joint initiative of the Red Cross, Humanitas and catholic and protestant organizations. Image: A branch of fir with a christmas bauble with an image of a soldier on it.

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  • MG Militair Gezag

    MG Militair Gezag. De schakel tusschen de Geallieerden en Nederland

    June 12, 2013

    Poster on the Allied military cooperation published by the Dutch Military Government. Image: Three colorfull linked rings against a dark black and blue background. On the first ring the flags of the allied countries are printed, the next one has the colors of MG [Military Government], the last one the colors of the Dutch flag.

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  • Kapitalistische beschaving

    Kapitalistische beschaving!

    June 12, 2013

    Anti-capitalistic propaganda poster “All power to the workers.” Image: Drawing of two heads on bayonets. The poster is mainly black and white. The color red is used for typography, and to accentuate the blood in the image.

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  • Vive la paix. Vrede. Nie wieder krieg

    June 12, 2013

    Poster for an international peace demonstration on 4 September organised in Arnhem, The Netherlands.

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  • Indië bevrijden

    June 12, 2013

    War poster on the liberation of Dutch East Indies. Image: Colored poster, depicting combat aircraft flying over some islands and throwing bombs, with a close-up of a pilot. [“Liberate East Indies, a new task for the Flying Dutchman”]

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  • Ik val aan… volgt mij…

    June 12, 2013

    Recruitment poster for the Dutch Navy in the context of the “Politionele Acties” in Dutch East Indies.  [I attack, follow me (with these words Rear-Admiral Doorman met the Japanese fleet in 1942). This command applies to you.] Image: Drawing of a proud looking Rear Admiral Doorman against a red, white and blue background, colors of the […]

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  • Not air in Holland

    Hot air in Holland

    June 12, 2013

    Poster protesting the presence of Nazis in Holland. Image: Black, red and blue colored cartoonish drawing of an angry looking nazi who is standing in front of a red flag with swastika and screaming through a microphone while a man in Dutch traditional clothing is cutting the microphone cable.

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  • Voor hen die alles gaven. Stichting 1940-1945

    Geef één uur van uw tijd. Voor hen die alles gaven. Stichting 1940-1945

    June 12, 2013

    Poster published by the Dutch Foundation 1940-1945 in favor of victims of Word War II . “Donate one hour of your time to those who gave everything”. Image: In the background some simple white crosses are depicted, suggesting a war cemetery, and a shadow of a large cross full screen and diagonally positioned. In front of this dark cross […]

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  • Free Holland welcomes the soldiers of the Allies

    June 12, 2013

    Poster by the Dutch Government Information Service to welcome the soldiers of the Allies: “Free Holland welcomes the soldiers of the Allies.” Image: A perspective view of path in the shape of a sword with a saluting soldier. Along the path huge flags of the Allies form a corridor.

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  • Fishing in Holland

    Fishing in Holland

    June 12, 2013

    Poster protesting the presence of Nazis in Holland. Image: Black, red and blue colored cartoonish drawing of a fisherman in Dutch traditional clothing with a military hat with swastika on his fishing hook and a pile of the same military hats besides him.

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