Thursday, June 18, 2015
Advice to Nazi Propagandists: January 1945
The Nazi propaganda apparatus functioned almost to the end. Today I’m adding advice to propagandists in Gau Sachsen at the end of January 1945. A major Russian offensive had begun two weeks earlier. The Battle of the Bulge was no longer a bulge.
The material does its best to find reason for hope, giving propagandists the outlines of arguments to use in talking with their fellow citizens, but any half-aware propagandist knew by then that things were grim.