German Propaganda Archive Calvin University

Background: The Illustrierter Beobachter was the Nazi Party’s weekly illustrated magazine. This page includes six of the many front covers with Adolf Hitler from 1938 and 1939.

The source: Various issues of the Illustrierter Beobachter from 1938 and 1939.

Photographs of Adolf Hitler from the Illustrierter Beobachter

Hitler Magazine Cover This is the guest book for the occasion. Rudolf Hess, on behalf of the Nazi Party, is making the first entry.
Hitler Photograph Hitler and Edda Göring, daughter of Hermann Göring.

Hitler 50th birthday

Hitler votes in the plebiscite called to approve the annexation of Austria in April 1938.

Hitler Magazine Cover

Hitler and Mussolini exchange handshakes.

Hitler nagazine cover

Hitler takes a ride in the Volkswagen.

Hitler Magazine Cover

Hitler and Edda Göring, Hermann Göring’s daughter.

Hitler Magazine Cover

One of many photographs showing Hitler and children.

Hitler Magazine Cover

The caption of this 1939 issue: “The leader of all the Germans.” This was a fairly regular theme, always with an imposing picture of Hitler.

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