Propaganda during WWII

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Updated Winter 2014

Sites discussing propaganda


This site was updated in 2002 and is inspired by the pioneering work of the Institute for Propaganda Analysis (IPA).

The National Archives: Powers of Persuasion

U. S. National Archives. Guns, tanks, and bombs were the principal weapons of World War II, but there were other, more subtle forms of warfare as well. Words, posters, and films waged a constant battle for the hearts and minds of the American citizenry just as surely as military weapons engaged the enemy.

World War II Propaganda, Cartoons, Film, Music, & Art

WW II Propaganda Posters

WWII Propaganda Posters.

Produce for Victory. This exhibition was organized by the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES).

“The War” directed and produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick

National WWII Museum in New Orleans

Propaganda Poster analysis worksheet. From the U. S. Archives

Women in WW II
Women at War: “Redstone’s WWII Female “Production Soldiers”

Texas Women’s Unuiversity (Denton) Collection on the WASP

WWII Women’s Recruiting Posters

Promotion of “Rosie the Riviter”

The Library of Congress: Rosie the Riveter: Real Women Workers in World War II

African Americans in WW II
The Negro Soldier in WW II. (Downloadable film).
WWII recruitment film aimed at African Americans.

African Americans in WWII

Integration of the Armed Forces.
Harry S. Truman Presidential Library:

Hispanics in WWII
Hero Street USA Monument and Veterans’ Memorial

Latino Heroes of WWII


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