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U.S. Government propaganda photo: Young Polish refugee

U.S. Government Propaganda Photo (1943) By Ted Lipien This U.S. Government propaganda photo showing a healthy-looking Polish boy was taken by the Office of War Information (OWI) photographer in Iran in 1943. To protect Stalin and the anti-Germany military alliance with Moscow, pro-Soviet propagandists in President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s administration did not publish photos of Polish children who were starved,…

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U.S. Government propaganda photo: Polish refugee boy

U.S. Government Propaganda Photo, 1943 Support Silenced Refugees This U.S. Government propaganda photo showing a Polish refugee boy was taken by the Office of War Information (OWI) photographer in Iran in 1943. To protect Stalin and the anti-Germany military alliance with Moscow, pro-Soviet propagandists in President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s administration did not publish photos of Polish children who were starved,…

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Starved in Stalin’s Russia

Support Silenced Refugees This photo taken in August 1942 in Iran by U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Henry I. Szymanski, showing Polish refugees from Russia — three sisters, ages 7, 8, and 9 — was classified as secret by the U.S. Government and was not declassified until 1952. Lieutenant Colonel Henry I. Szymanski was a U.S. Army Liaison Officer to the…

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