Illustrations from 1933-1945

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.

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.

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.”

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.

“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.