Item A2.2 - Postcard commemorating the annexation of Austria into Germany (Anschluss)

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ZA UCT BC1556_A_A2_A2.2

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Postcard commemorating the annexation of Austria into Germany (Anschluss)

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  • 1938 (Creation)

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This postcard commemorates the German annexation of Austria which came into effect on 13 March 1938 following the German invasion of Austria. It served as pro-Anschluss propaganda featuring Adolf Hitler's face in the centre of a map of a united Germany and Austria, with the German slogan declaring 'One People, One Reich, One Fuhrer'

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  • German

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