Hitler's Uses Of Propaganda In World War II

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Propaganda in World War II Propaganda was a massive tool that was used throughout the entirety of World War II. The Nazi’s used it to put themselves in power and convince Germany that the Jews were the source of all evil. The Allied Forces used it to keep their countries unified and rallied in order to defeat the Germans and grow their own countries. There was no country involved in World War II that did not use propaganda in some form. Hitler made wide sweeps of propaganda to keep himself in perfect light and his enemies oppressed. Hitler’s main way of spreading propaganda early on was through his public speeches. He held a powerful and charismatic voice that convinced many Germans that he could solve the country’s problems after World War…show more content…
A part of this section’s job was to train public speakers to cast the same amount of pride and charisma as Hitler himself to the German-ruled people. They also produced flyers and pamphlets that were given out. A major job that this branch of government held was the creation of national newspapers that omitted anything negative about Germany, and mixed gossip with politics. The first public oppression of the Jewish people from Hitler was at his infamous speech at Reichstag. His words were that he wished to “Once again be a prophet” and told the Germans that the Jews would be the downfall of humanity. He rallied the people with the concept of eugenics, and said that they should keep a clean Aryan bloodline. He stated that the Jewish and deformed were “unfit” for reproduction into the Aryan bloodline and would pollute…show more content…
At first, the States decided to remain neutral on the war, before politicians and businesses began to pressure for campaigns. The U.S.’s posters mostly focused on positive attitudes and nationalism. The U.S. also created multiple comics to support the war effort, with plots from heroes fighting Axis Powers to purchasing war bonds. After Japan bombed Pearl Harbor, the United States began dropping leaflets that doubled as propaganda and surrender sheets. Movies about the war followed the same attitude to the war as the U.S. did, starting out neutral and then being engineered to put the U.S. in the best light. This occurred even when the movie had nothing to do with war. At the end, the U.S. commissioned a set of 7 different films titled Why We Fight that was used to justify the U.S.’s further involvement in WWII. Overall, the U.S. had the most propaganda in the Allied Forces, despite starting out wanting to remain with a policy of
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