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Contre le Bolchevisme Legion Wallonie Poster

Contre le Bolchevisme Legion Wallonie Poster

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    • Contre le Blochevisme! Engage-toi à la Legion Wallonie
    • Eng - "Against bolshevism! Join Legion Wallonia"
    • Belgian WWII poster
    • Year: 1941-43
    • Artist: Unknown

     

    The story of this poster

    Belgian, pro-german propaganda poster for the Walloon Brigade "Legion Wallonie" (southern, French-speaking part of Belgium). This legion was later to become the 28th SS Division "Wallonia" The soldier pictured is Leon Degrelle, a prominent Belgian politician with pro-German views that came to lead the Legion Wallonie from 1941 until its dissolution during the Battle of Berlin in 1945.

    The cartoon-like art style reveal that the poster most likely designed in Wallonia, where  cartoonists have a long tradition. Regarding the year of production you can quite easily date the poster to the time between June 1941 and June 1943.

    Always at World War Era

    • Printed at our own facility in Sweden
    • Unique posters
    • We ship with UPS - world wide!
    • Printed on Hahnemühle 210 gram matte paper - for perfect result!