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The recruits leave for the compulsory work

04 07 1944

Article 15 – published in Novo vreme on 04.07.1944 on page 2

The short notice conveys the news that group of workers recruited in Belgrade has left to do the compulsory work. The age of workers has been listed by their years of birth as 1919, 1920 and 1921.

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.