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Background: One way to trace the trajectory of World War II in German propaganda is to look at the front pages of the Völkischer Beobachter, the Nazi Party’s daily newspaper. My long-term goal is to provide an image of the first page of each issue with a translation of the headline, and occasional commentary. That’s close to 2,000 issues. I do not expect to make rapid progress, but if you check back occasionally I’ll have added more issues.

For a much more ambitious project, visit MaritineQuest.com, which includes the front pages of numerous newspapers from the war years, mostly in English.

The source: The full newspapers are available on ANNO, an Austrian site providing millions of pages of Austrian newspapers.


Völkischer Beobachter Front Pages: 1939-1945


1939

1940

1941

  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December

1942

  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December

1943

  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December

1944

1945

 

 

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