During a 1942 Labor Day parade in Detroit, an outhouse and clown participate in a plea for war bonds. A sign at the top of the outhouse declare that it is “HITLER’S HDQTRS” while the signs on the side states: “The boys at the front are giving their lives. CAN YOU SPARE 10% for BONDS/WE ARE Buying 10% Are You?”
“Hitler’s Headquarters” in Labor Day Parade, 1942.
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