This mid-1930s poster says, “The NSDAP [Nazi Party] protects the people. Your fellow comrades need your advice and help, so join the local party organization. See full-sized image for analysis.
Students define propaganda and practice an image-analysis activity on a piece of propaganda from Nazi Germany.
Students analyze several examples of Nazi propaganda and consider how the Nazis used media to influence the thoughts, feelings, and actions of individual Germans.
Get insight on the ability and limits of propaganda to influence the beliefs, feelings, and actions of those exposed to it.
Learn how the Nazis used film to create an image of the “national community” and to demonize those they viewed as the enemy, such as the Jews.