Propaganda Posters as NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens)

We will open our propaganda poster NFT collection on the OpenSea platform with classic U.S. World War I and World War II posters and imagery. We will add new pieces to our digital archive continuously. Historical or history-based NFTs are a brand new category within the NFT community. War through Art is the original history-based NFT collection.

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Depicting the Devil: How Propaganda Posters Portrayed Nazi Ideology

In 1925, a bellicose Adolf Hitler understood that he needed the power of mass persuasion to push his political ideology on the German people. Citing propaganda as an essential component of statecraft in Mein Kampf, he wrote that propaganda must “awaken the imagination of the public through an appeal to their feelings, in finding the appropriate psychological form that will arrest the attention and appeal to the hearts of the national masses.” In its early phases, the Nazi party largely depended on Hitler’s own oratory gifts and stage presence to gather more interest and support. This changed dramatically with the party’s rise to political prominence and Hitler’s partnership with chief propagandist Joseph Goebbels. 

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