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  1. Vorbote (Chicago, Ill.)
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    In 1874, the Workingmen's Party of Illinois joined the national effort to increase the visibility and awareness of immigrant laborers and began publishing Vorbote, a German-language weekly based in Chicago. The title, Vorbote, German for "harbinger," did just that by focusing on the political interests of the working class. Carl Klings served as editor for the Vorbote throug...
  2. Hanoch Bartov Interview
    Video | 1996

    Bartov discusses his experiences with the Germans during the war. He also tells of looking for Jews after the war ended and their surprise at having Jewish soldiers rescuing them.
  3. Johanan Peltz Interview
    Video | 1997

    Peltz discusses the feeling of vengeance and revenge against the Germans. Also discussed is the role of the Jewish Brigade in bringing Jews to Israel and the creation of the Jewish state.
  4. We French workers warn you...
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    Poster, color, 28.3 x 40, published by the United States Government Printing Office
  5. Ten years ago the Nazis burned these books; ... but free Americans can still read them
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    Poster, color, 28 x 20 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  6. Back them up!: a British 'commando' raid on a German-held port in Norway
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    Poster, color, 20 x 30 in., printed in England by Fosh & Cross Ltd.
  7. Junkers Ju-87B-2 Trop. 'Stuka'
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    The Junkers Ju-87B-2 Trop. 'Stuka' is a large gullwing-shaped German dive-bomber used during World War II. Its sides and upper surfaces are painted dark forest green with tan sand patterns. Black and white stylized Baltic Crosses are painted on the underside of its wings. The Nazi Swastika is painted in black on both sides of the tailfin.
  8. Books cannot be killed by fire; Books are weapons in the war of ideas
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    Poster, color, 20 x 27.9 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
  9. German Day, Bloomington, Illinois
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    The streets of Bloomington, Illinois, are shown decorated for German Day. By 1870, 13% of the population of Bloomington was of German descent or born in Germany. The Germans in Bloomington held their own cultural events and had their own organizations. The Germans living in Bloomington had their own schools and churches, as well as their own German-language newspaper.
  10. All Together "We're Out to Beat the Hun"
    Image | 2 pages | 1918

  11. Camouflage
    Image | 2 pages | 1917

  12. The Scrappin' "Three-Tenth"
    Image | 2 pages

  13. Victory
    Image | 2 pages

  14. The Yanks are at it again
    Image | 2 pages

  15. Somewhere in France
    Image | 2 pages

  16. They'll Know We're Over!
    Image | 2 pages

  17. That's The Irish In Me
    Image | 2 pages