This poster from 1945 shows an embattled German family proclaiming, "Frontline City Frankfurt will be held!" A Frontstadt was a city Hitler declared must be defended against Allied attack at all costs. In the final months of the war, propaganda efforts were directed at rallying the populace for a final defense of the country.
What was the context of World War II at the time of this 1945 Nazi propaganda poster?
How can you guard against harmful propaganda?
How and why did the Nazis’ propaganda messages work? What were the consequences of Nazi propaganda?
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