2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Poland--History--Occupation, 1939-1945--Sources.

  1. Serials and miscellaneous publications of the underground movements in Europe during World War II, 1936-1945

    103 containers. Linear feet of shelf space occupied: 32.8 linear feet. Approximate number of items: 3,1150 . -- Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The work is divided into 28 series of serials and miscellaneous publications for the following countries: Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, France, French Territories, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Netherland Territories, Norway, Poland and Yugoslavia. The serials are periodicals with dates, and sometimes issue numbering, while the miscellaneous publications embraces a wide field of political tracts, single handout sheets, private letters, newspaper clippings, posters, etc.... Fourteen countries are represented with each having a section and an additional section for French Territories. There is also an Appendix for German language items addressed to German prisoners of war, and civilians living in the Reich. There is also a small handful of pro-Axis or collaborator publications. All items are arranged alphabetically by title. With the exception of the titles for the Greek Miscellaneous items, which are in English, all publications are entitled as found, with diacritics. Miscellaneous items are defined as follows: a one page work is a flyer, a two page work on one sheet is a leaflet, and anything of greater length is a pamphlet. Please note that there are links for periodical issues and miscellaneous pieces that are located in both the regular and oversize boxes. Part of the collection consists of reproduced materials. Only a few items are also held in the Library’s general collection, and they are designated by LC call number.

  2. Nazi party and other early 20th century German history related posters

    16 containers. Linear feet of shelf space occupied: 30 linear feet. Approximate number of items: 425 . -- Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    A collection of posters and broadsides related to the rise and establishment of the German Nazi Party, 1923-1945 and some earlier related materials from the aftermath of World War I. Includes announcements of speeches or appearances by Nazi leaders Hans-Jürgen von Arnim, Josef Burckel, Hermann Esser, Karl Fiehler, Hans Frank, Wilhelm Frick, Paul Giesler, Walter Graf, Heinrich Himmler, Adolf Hitler, Karl Holz, Rudolf Jordan, Dietrich Klagges, Bernhard Köhler, Robert Ley, Hasso von Manteuffel, Martin Mutschmann, Alfred Rosenberg, Friedrich Schlegel, Franz Schwede, Ludwig Siebert, Julius Streicher, Rudolf Trautmann, Adolf Wagner, and Walter Zimmermann. Also anti-Nazi political materials announcing speeches or appearances by Theodor Haubach, Hans Jendretzki, Käte Kern, Paul Mielitz, Gotthard Roll, Ernst Thälmann, Ernst Torgler and Mathilde Wurm. Includes blank posters to fill in for general announcements of Nazi party activities. Also includes election campaign posters for the NSDAP (Nazi party), DAF (German Worker's Front), KPD (Communist party) and SPD (Social Democratic party). Includes announcements of party rallies and regional (Gau) meetings; conferences and cultural events; appeals for charity campaigns of the Winterhilfswerk and Hindenburgspende; propaganda posters with slogans by Hitler, Goebbels, Göring and Himmler; exhibition announcements and public information notices. Includes materials from German occupied Sudetenland, (Czechoslovakia), Poland, Austria and groups sympathetic to the Nazis in other European countries.