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Symbols & icons of WWII

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Symbols & icons of WWII

  1. 1. Symbols & Icons of WWII
  2. 2. Definitions • SYMBOL = something that stands for, represents, or suggests another thing; especially an object used to represent something abstract • ICON = someone or something regarded as embodying the essential characteristics of an era, group, etc.
  3. 3. Japan’s Rising Sun • Eastern most country -sun rises in east • Sun = source of power • Rising = growing/expanding • Nippon (name for Japan) -means “the sun’s origin”
  4. 4. Swastika • Sumeria – approx 3000 BC • Sanskrit for well being • Buddhist symbol of rebirth -footprints of Buddha • Europeans brought to West • Adopted by many NA tribes Hindu Swastika Sauvastika • Mirror of swastika • Associated with darkness and misfortune
  5. 5. Nazi Swastika • Turned on edge • Anti-Semitic undertone • chosen by Hitler for concepts -power, energy & prosperity -exotic & easily copied -religious-like worship Symbolism • Red banner = socialism • White circle = eternity, virginity & Aryan ideal • Swastika = people, power, movement • Rebirth of German nation
  6. 6. Other Symbols Schultzstaffel (SS) •Ran concentration camps • German ruin for victory • similar to lightning -sun, strength, battle, victory Star of David • Associated with Judaism • Nazi’s forced all Jews to wear -Nuremberg Laws
  7. 7. WW II Iconic Images

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