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Serbian youth participates in various works with success

03 08 1942

Article 1 – published in Novo vreme on 03.08.1942 on page 3

The article describes in a positive way work done by participants from the ”first Belgrade group” recruited by National service for renewal of Serbia. Detailed description of works performed by this group of young people present hard toil done by hand with basic tools.

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.