Nazi Wireless Propaganda: Lord Haw-Haw and British Public Opinion in the Second World War (International Communications)
Nazi Wireless Propaganda: Lord Haw-Haw and British Public Opinion in the Second World War (International Communications)
Brand: Edinburgh University Press

Nazi Wireless Propaganda: Lord Haw-Haw and British Public Opinion in the Second World War (International Communications)

  • Publish Date: 2000-02-14
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Martin A. Doherty

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This is the first book devoted exclusively to the analysis of the Nazis' radio effort against the United Kingdom during the Second World War. It traces the development of the German propaganda service and looks to erode the myth surrounding Lord Haw-Haw -the 'superpropagandist'. Propaganda is presented in context: the purposes behind it, the changing patterns, themes, styles, and techniques employed, and the impact upon the target audience and its morale. An analysis of the Nazi wireless broadcasts to Britain for the whole of the Second World War reveals a sophisticated and intelligent propaganda assault on the social and economic fabric of British society. In the end the British failed to succumb to the stupefying effects of Nazi propaganda and they traditionally congratulate themselves upon the national unity which immunised them against it. The author argues that this traditional view disguises a more complex, less appealing reality.Free CDIncludes a CD of 24 German wartime broadcasts to Bri


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