World War II

  • Our friends in deed are now in need

    Belgium our friends in deed are now in need

    August 30, 2013

    American fundraising poster for Belgium. Image: Victims of war with in the background a destroyed city.

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  • Let us go forward together

    Let us go forward together

    August 30, 2013

    British World War II poster with a quote of Winston Churchill “Let us go forward together”. Image: the poster depicts a shoulder-length image of the British Prime Minister, Sir Winston Churchill, with a quotation from his first speech as Prime Minister to the House of Commons on 10 May , 1940, “Let us all go forward”. The background […]

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  • Learn to beat the enemy for honour and glory

    Learn to beat the enemy for honour and glory

    August 30, 2013

    Russian propaganda poster depicting a Russian soldier who is atttacking a nazi officer.

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  • Volksherstel. Nederland zal herrijzen

    Volksherstel. Nederland zal herrijzen

    August 23, 2013

    Poster communicating the reconstruction of The Netherlands with the slogan “Volksherstel” and “Nederland zal herrijzen”. The reconstruction of The Netherlands started during World War II, after the bombing of Rotterdam (Rotterdam Blitz) in may 1940, but mainly took place after World War II. Image: A big tree in a partially flooded polder landscape.

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  • Oorlog 1940-1945. Hitler uit Rusland geworpen

    Oorlog 1940-1945. Hitler uit Rusland geworpen

    August 23, 2013

    Painting by Willy Sluiter on the defeat of Germany by the Soviet Union. Image: Angry giant symbolising Soviet Union holding up a tiny Adolph Hitler.

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  • Victoria. Duitschland wint voor Europa op alle fronten

    Victoria. Duitschland wint voor Europa op alle fronten

    August 23, 2013

    Dutch War Propaganda Poster claiming Victory for Germany. Probably NSB poster.

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  • The Romepelgrims

    August 9, 2013

    The Romepelgrims. Image: Churchill and Roosevelt with English and American soldiers in the background looking like skelettons.

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  • Nederland zal herrijzen. Volksherstel

    Volksherstel. Nederland zal herrijzen

    June 14, 2013

    Poster communicating the reconstruction of The Netherlands with the slogan “Volksherstel” and “Nederland zal herrijzen”. The reconstruction of The Netherlands started during World War II, after the bombing of Rotterdam (Rotterdam Blitz) in may 1940, but mainly took place after World War II. Image: mirrored woman’s face. One face is looking upwards, the other is […]

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  • Wir bauen ein neues Europa

    Wir bauen ein neues Europa

    June 12, 2013

    NATO poster for European Cooperation by Kurt Krepsic (Austria); 5th prize at the poster design competition to sell the Marshall plan. Image: Three white peace doves are building a nest in a a severely damaged and nearly dead tree. Some new branches sprout from the tree. The birds nest is covered with flags of several European […]

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  • Vrouwen spreken tot u

    June 12, 2013

    Poster with an invitation for a lecture organised by the Women of Ravensbrück Committee. Image: Charcoal or graphite drawing of a female figure with a child. The child reaches his arms out to the woman holding flowers in his left hand. In the background stands a group of women. 

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