Das grössere Opfer (The Greater Sacrifice). Small version.
20th c German Social Realist Painting
(Germany, 1887 - 1963)
Oil on canvas
Munich. Münchner Stadtmuseum.
Propaganda image for the Nazi Winter Relief Program reflecting Hitler's dictate: If in doubt whether to give again look around. You will see someone who has made a much greater sacrifice. Depicts: Hitler Youth collecting donations; a soldier with an amputated leg; a widow with a baby carriage. In the background: Siegestor (Victory Gate) in Munich.