Saturday, January 30, 2010

"Forward! To the West!"
Soviet World War II propaganda poster

Friday, January 29, 2010

"Danger Threatens From the Sky! All Citizens to Civil Defense Work!"
1938 Finnish poster propaganda poster.

(If the date is accurate, it really is  pre-World War II...)

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Soviet World War II Christmas and New Years Postcards

Here are some interesting Christmas and New Years postcards from World War II sent by Soviet Troops.  What's especially interesting is that Christmas postcards would have even been allowed.  Sometimes ideology is trumped by larger concerns.


Friday, January 22, 2010

Soviet World War II propaganda poster.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010


Maximum Advantage Discussed is now going visual.  This means I will be showing more contemporary material, and thus this site will be devoted to propaganda.  This means the cute animals and other pictures, unless there is some associated propaganda element, will be displayed at the other blog.

Monday, January 18, 2010

"I have a dream!"

Death of a Martyr.

Sunday, January 17, 2010

"Partisans Beat the Enemy Without Mercy."
World War II 1941 propaganda poster.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Pro-Nazi World War II propaganda poster (Dutch).

This 1943 posters reads, "Dutchmen, for your honor and conscience! The Waffen SS summons you to fight Bolshevism."

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

"We Shall Return!"
World War II anti-Nazi propaganda poster