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The workings of Serbian workers delegation in Berlin

20 02 1942

Article 21 – published in Novo vreme on 20.02.1942 on page 3

The article presents in many details the workings of Serbian workers delegation in Berlin. For added authenticity an address of the offices of such a delegation has been provided along with the name of its head, one Milan Kecic. The main part of the article is devoted to the description of the most favorable conditions for Serbian workers in Germany and emphasis is on supposedly equal status of Serbian and German workers.

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.