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Our workers in Germany have all preconditions for nice development

08 09 1942

Article 9 – published in Novo vreme on 08.09.1942 on page 3

The article presents in the best possible light the conditions of Serbian workers in Germany.  For increased authenticity the main part of the article is a letter supposedly written by one Jovan Kugler a Serbian worker in Germany describing general conditions in Nazi Germany as most favorable for foreign workers who voluntarily come to work to Germany.

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.