How Do Americans Use Propaganda During Ww2

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Propaganda was used to corrupt clueless people’s minds, this can be proven by the citizens being easily persuaded, and having biased thought on the opposing country. “ The essence of propaganda consists in winning the people over to an idea so sincerely, so vitally, that in the end they succumb to it early and can never again escape from.” wrote Joseph Goebbels. During World War II, countries used propaganda as a weapon of war. The propaganda used during World War II had a major effect on German and American citizens. This brainwashed people into thinking one race or country was more superior to the other. During World War II German propaganda was very straightforward it emphasized the power of the German army in contrasted with the Allied armies. German propaganda implied that the Americans were most definitely the enemy as well as the Jews. “Hitler was convincing people that he was fixing up the Germany and restoring its glory.” It was also a way to persuade the …show more content…
It was used to increase support for the war and commitment to an Allied victory. By using media propagandists, “instigated hatred for the enemy and support for American allies, urged greater public effort for war production, and convince the citizens to do everything they could to support the soldiers.” Patriotism was a major subject matter during World War II. American propaganda played a big role in the war.
Even though they are two different countries, they were still using the same biased tools to manipulate their citizens. Both America and Germany displays their hatred for the opposing country. Both countries give their citizens the choice to either fight or die with the enemy. Each country use patriotism in their propaganda to convince their people to support the soldiers. German propaganda was more entertaining than American propaganda but still very similar. Propagandists thought the right thing to do was to manipulate the

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