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The first culture program show by Serbian workers in Berlin

11 12 1942

Article 17 – published in Novo vreme on 11.12.1942 on page 3

The article presents in great detail and authenticity the first show organized and performed by Serbian workers in Berlin comprising singing, theatrical play parts and playing various instruments. A supposedly original picture depicting the event itself has been added for supreme authenticity along the very detailed program listing the parts of the program and even some of the performers. A political speech by one of the workers describing importance of work during the struggle against Bolshevism is also listed as a part of the program.  

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.