Visualizing information from the Second World War, photographs from various illustrations and documents found at the “Topography of Terror”, Exhibition Hall, Berlin.
Graphic, school textbook,
1942. The Nazis continually whipped up
the Germans’ fear of foreign infiltration by “inferior sections of the
population” with large numbers of children.
The path of the citizen
controlled by the Nazi state, graphic, undated.
Every “national comrade” was to be registered in a Nazi organization all
his life. Uniforms were visible sign of
the hierarchical structure and membership of the people’s community.
Defense plan for Berlin,
March 1945. It was drawn up after the
“basic order for preparation to defend the Reich capital”, 9th of
March 1945. The order stated, “The Reich
capital will be defended to the last man and the last ammunition round.”
“General attack on
unemployment”, graphic, 14 June 1933.
The Nazis made great publicity about their schemes for combating
joblessness, which included investing in the infrastructure and industry and
boosting the private service sector.