Tag Archives: Hitler

Fritzi Massari, Austrian actress, 1905

Austrian Jewish actress who escaped Hitler’s Germany and emigrated. This photo shows the incredible glamour of fashion during the fin de siecle (turn of the century) in Vienna.   Advertisements

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Lee Miller

Lee Miller was an extraordinary Jewish American photographer and model who, through acquaintance/sexual liaisons with several famous Surrealists and photographers,  became  a Surrealist and documentary photographer of WWII, traveling to the front where no women were allowed, and shooting famous images of … Continue reading

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Satirical Stamp, France

Anti-Hitler French stamp. Hitler was a housepainter, a lanz corporal in WWI, and a failed painter, all of which caused jokes. Hitler had many comedians and other people executed or sent to camps for jokes the told.

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John Heartfield, Dadaist Extraordinaire and Nazi defier

John Heartfield (1891–1968), born Helmut Herzfel, turned art into a political weapon. Joining the KPD (German Communist Party) between WWI and WWII as well as following the Dadaists, he created photomontages mocking Hitler and the Nazi party. See more below. 1939. Hitler … Continue reading

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