This is an attempt to grasp the absurdity of these two interlinked ideologies without showing dead bodies or fighting armies. Instead, I used some rarely published photographs that I find extremely fascinating.
Farmers waiting for the opening of a slave fair in St. Louis, Missouri (1852).
Flogged slave showing his wounds (1863).
Slave torturing devices. The collar may have been used to prevent him from escaping through narrow openings, like windows, etc. (1863)
Swastika women’s ice hockey team (1916). (As the date of the next post suggests, they didn’t use the swastika as a nazi symbol.)
Adolf Hitler’s designs for the nazi symbol (1920).
Mussolini is greated with a giant letter M in a small village in Piemonte (1928).
Message for Churchill on a German bomb during the Battle of Britain (1940).
A Canadian Soldier searches Jacob Nacken, the tallest soldier in the German Army, captured at Calais (1944).
A German Rail Wolf destroying rail tracks in Italy (1944).
Family of Japanese origin returning to their home after WWII (1945).
Soviet soldiers with Hitler’s globe at the end of WWII (1945). (Why are they pointing at the US…?)
Segregation in North Carolina (1950).
Paula Hitler, Adolf Hitler’s only sibling alive at the time (1954).
A sign warning white residents in Johannesburg during apartheid times (1956).
Holocaust survivor lady bonking a skinhead on his skinhead (1985).