An illustration comparing “German Youth” with “Jewish Youth” subtitled, “From the face speaks the soul of the race,” from Alfred Vogel's text Inheritance and Racial Hygiene

Racist illustration

This 1938 racist illustration compares “German Youth” with “Jewish Youth.” It is subtitled, “From the face speaks the soul of the race.” It comes from Alfred Vogel's text Inheritance and Racial Hygiene. The Nazis used racist theories to label groups of people as inferior and as the "enemy." The Nazis claimed that "superior" races had not just the right but the obligation to subdue and even exterminate "inferior" ones. 


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