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Serbian workers on Lange lake

05 08 1942

Article 6 – published in Novo vreme on 05.08.1942 on page 3

The article relates the story of a one day excursion of Serbian workers working in and around Berlin to a lake Lange. The article relates personal stories of two workers told by their own words for increased authenticity. In general article praises the Nazi Germany as a beautiful and well organized country and present almost idyllic circumstances of Serbian workers working in it.

Articles presented in “Historical Newspapers” category are from historic newspapers printed in Belgrade from 1941 till 1944. Most of the articles¬† have been printed in Novo vreme – New Times magazine. This magazine has been printed by collaborationist government and thus reflects propagandistic and positive attitudes towards Third Reich and labor issues including the forced and voluntary labor. A whole range of themes covered in articles present the complexity of forced labor in that time and a huge effort by collaborationist government and the media supporting it to present labor issue in a way suitable for Third Reich and its goal of acquiring sufficient number of workers from Serbia in one way or another.