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Labarthe, Andre, editor
TRICOLOR, VOLUME III, NO. 16 (JULY-AUGUST, 1945) [WITH ATROCITY PHOTO ESSAY "THE TRIUMPHS OF THE MASTER RACE"]
New York: Labarthe Publishing,(1945). 4to (Large); 1st edition. Original color illustrated paper wrappers, 4to, 128 pages. This issue includes a very early postwar (July 1945) eleven-page photo section (pp. 24-34), sarcastically titled "The triumphs of the Master Race," showing 14 large photos of concentration camp victims, murdered POWs, and other atrocities revealed as the Allies took over Nazi territory. The photos are variously attributed to the US Signal Corps, Sovfoto, and British Combine. The US Holocuast Museum notes that the Signal Corps "played a crucial role in documenting evidence of Nazi atrocities and the Holocaust. Many of the early still and moving pictures of newly liberated Nazi concentration camps were taken by Army photographers such as Arnold E. Samuelson and J Malan Heslop. A number of these images were later transmitted to news agencies in America and other countries, where they helped to inform the world about the horrors of Nazism and the plight of concentration camp prisoners. The US Army and the Allied military governments of Germany eventually used these photographs to confront German prisoners of war in the United States and the German population with the evidence of Nazi crimes" (USHMM). Tricolor was the American edition of French resistance/literary/art magazine, published by Labarthe, a member of Free France, and best known for magazine La France Libre, which he founded in London in 1940 and led to the end of 1945. The American edition, Tricolor, was an ambitious literary and art magazine spanning April 1944 thru September 1945 (17 issues to … [Click Below for Full Description]
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