World War II

  • 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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  • Glory to the victorious Red Army!

    June 12, 2013

    Russian propaganda poster. Image: A big red star, olive branch, hammer and sickle.

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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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  • Eisch Duitschen grond!

    Eisch Duitschen grond! Ons recht en onze redding

    June 12, 2013

    Propaganda poster published by the Dutch Committee for Territorial Expansion with a call to support the Committee and the annexation of territory of the former German Reich. Image: map of The Netherlands with an arrow pointing towards Germany.

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  • De Duitscher moet onze schade betalen

    Eisch Duitschen grond

    June 12, 2013

    Poster published by the Dutch Committee for Territorial Expansion with a call to support the Committee and the annexation of territory of the former German Reich. Image: in a red, white and blue plane a map of The Netherland and war damages are depicted. In front of that the text “The German must pay our damages. He […]

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  • 11 November Dag van het Oorlogsgraf

    June 12, 2013

    Fundraising poster for Dutch War Cemeteries. Image: graphic representation of a war cemetery with a large red poppy.

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  • Klaproosdag 15 november

    Klaproosdag 15 november

    June 3, 2013

    Promotional poster for “Klaproosdag”, a remembrance day to commemorate the soldiers from the British Commonwealth that were killed since the First World War. Image: Dark colored poster showing three red poppies on a grave on a war cemetery. A dark blue colored sky contrasts with the white crosses.

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