World War II

  • Voor hen die alles gaven. Stichting1940 - 1945

    Voor hen die alles gaven. Stichting 1940-1945

    June 12, 2013

    Fundraising poster published by the Dutch Foundation 1940-1945 to raise funds for victims of World War II. Image: a beige colored image with in the center a window with bars, barbed wire and daisies. Through the window a bright sun is seen.

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  • V=Victorie

    V=Victorie

    June 12, 2013

    Poster published by the National Institute for War Documentation (NIOD) with a call addressed to all cititzens of The Netherlands to collect illegal pamphlets, newspapers, photographs, diaries and oral information and send or share this with the Institute in order to ensure that future generations also are informed and know about all the aspects of war. Image: a mainly […]

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  • United

    United. The United Nations fight for Freedom

    June 12, 2013

    Propaganda poster for the United Nations, founded after World War II. Image: War scene with international forces, tanks, naval ships and warplanes ‘fighting for freedom’. The horizon is colored orange due to fightings and bombings. Dark clouds of smoke are rising up in the sky. In these clouds, in the center of the image, flags of UN […]

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  • stichting 40 45 zij gaven alles wat geeft gij?

    stichting ’40-’45. Zij gaven alles. Wat geeft gij?

    June 12, 2013

    Fundraising poster published by the Dutch Foundation 1940-1945 to raise funds for victims of Word War II . Image: blue and red colored illustration of a wounded peace dove trapped in barbed wire.

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  • ERP Poster for European Cooperation by Mario Puppo

    June 12, 2013

    NATO poster for European Cooperation; 4th price at the poster design competition to sell the Marshall Plan. Image: Woman holding a peace dove in her right hand and a spear in the other. Around her shoulders, arms and head a ribbon is draped with the flags of European countries. In front of her several ears of corn, […]

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  • ERP Poster for European Cooperation by Giuseppe Croce

    June 12, 2013

    NATO poster for European Cooperation by Giuseppe Croce; 4th price at the competition to sell the Marshall plan. Image: The spirit of cooperation and reconstruction is symbolised by two classic Renaissance figures that are reaching out for eachother and parts of a scaffolding adorned with European flags.

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  • One Swine too many

    One Swine too many

    June 12, 2013

    Poster protesting the presence of Nazis in Holland. Image: Black, blue and pink colored image of a man in traditional Dutch clothing holding a knife and standing in front of a swine (caricature of a Nazi) with a military hat with swastika and a swastika at his curly tail.

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  • Onderdrukking en verzet

    Onderdrukking en verzet

    June 12, 2013

    Poster to promote the publication “Onderdukking en verzet” [Repression and Resistance] on the history of The Netherlands during war times. Image: A  brown Nazi flag  catches fire by a red, white and blue colored flame, with a light and dark blue colored background.

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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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  • 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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