Waffen-SS Recruiting Posters: Germany


• SS-Hauptsturmführer and Professor Ottomar Anton, one of the most prolific Waffen-SS Poster designers during the Third Reich – he died in 1976: Berufen zum Kampf – Hüter des Friedens (The Mission of this Struggle is to Guard the Peace).
• • • Waffen-SS Recruiting Posters used in Germany, Flanders and the Nederlands. Designed by Hans Schweitzer (1901-1980), known as Mjölnir, an artist who produced many Third Reich posters. He was recruited to produce propaganda posters by Joseph Goebbels. Schweitzer survived the war and had a successful career in graphic arts. In North Germanic mythology, Mjölnir is the name of Thor’s hammer.

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