In majority of countries you would see tons of propaganda posters like this one. These were designed to show people Hitler’s ability to destroy everything he came in contact with. The army wanted people to know they were fighting to ensure safety on the home front if they did as planned. If not, get ready for other conclusions. This source however was not at all creditable. The picture itself was fine but the website it was linked to had no information on the source.
War bonds poster (produced by Texaco) depicts a caricature of German Chancellor Adolf Hilter with his arms raised, as though surrendering, accompanied by the text 'Let's Make Him 'Heil' With Both Hands! Buy Bonds,' early to mid 1940s. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
So exhausted were the men of the 6th Parachute Regiment after fighting the Americans in Operation Cobra one unit commander, von der Heydte, brought his Parachute Regiment into a concealed bivouac and there, hidden from Americans and Germans alike, permitted his men to sleep for twenty-four hours before reporting his location to higher headquarters. In one instance 100 enemy soldiers walked into a command post of the armored division and surrendered
"Women in Britain come into the factories. Ask at any employment exchange for advice and full details." Published in 1941 by the British Ministry of Information. Artwork by Donald Zec. - WWII propaganda poster Great Britain (UK), women war workers
This youngster looks no more than 16. The picture though was taken in 1941 in Russia. Lying about your age was not uncommon in the age of volunteering for war, but the German army wasn't easy to fool. Somehow, this kid got his wish to join the firing line.
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Erich Hoepner (14 September 1886 – 8 August 1944) was a German general in World War II. A successful panzer leader, Hoepner was executed after the failed 20 July Plot in 1944.