Friday, 8 November 2013

Random Ad - Visit the Rhineland (1937)

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The "A Nation at Work.. Dusseldorf" exhibition dates this advert to 1937, the year Buchenwald Concentration camp was opened for business. 
Come to Cologne 'The gateway to German Culture'. That is German culture as defined by Adolf Hitler and the Nazis. After the book burnings of 1933 the SA also purged the art galleries of 'decadent' works and no Concert Hall owner in his right mind would put on a performance of any music with a Jewish taint.
Bad Kreuznach is renowned for its radium spa. Nothing like a dose of radiation to get the blood circulating.

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