Some of the first examples of media jamming, or remixing media to make a political statement, may have come from John Heartfield (Helmut Herzfeld, 1891-1968). He was the German-born pioneer of of political photomontages. More than anything, Heartfield loved to make fun of fascists.

The Face of Fascism, 1928

(via The Red List)

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A Berlin Saying, 1929

On The Crisis Party Congress of the SPD (German Social Democratic Party), 1931

Adolf the Superman: Swallows gold and spouts junk, 1932

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War and Corpses, 1932

(via SFMOMA)

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The Meaning of Geneva, 1932

(via Smabs Sputzer)

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the strongest of them all? – The crisis, 1933

(via Maeb-Naeb-Tab)

With his phrases he wants to suffocate the world, 1933

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Göring, the Executioner of the Third Reich, 1933

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German acorns, 1933

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"The nation is fully behind me", I know no political parties, just prisoners!, 1933

(via Maeb-Naeb-Tab)

The Cross wasn't heavy enough, 1933

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At the arsonist trial in Leipzig, 1933

(via Deutsches Pressemuseum)

We'll show you our kind of 'Socialism' – in a concentration camp, 1933

Through Light to Night, 1933

(via Die Linke)

Hitler, Hitler, gave me back my Armies; Thus Hugen the Mountain (Alfred Hugenberg, where Berg means mountain) became Hugen the dwarf, 1933

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German natural history: Metamorphosis, 1934

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Heil Hitler an artwork made after 'The Night of the Long Knives', 1934

Oh, Christmas tree in Germany, how crooked are your branches!, 1934

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Blood and Iron, 1934

(via Smabs Sputzer)

Diagnosis: – What caused the deformation of the spine? – They are organic consequences of the interminable "Heil Hitler!", 1935

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Goebbels' solution for ending the food shortage in Germany: "What? No butter or lard? Well then, eat your Jews!", 1935

The Seeds of Death

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Appeasement

(via Smabs Sputzer)

With this sign we want to betray you

(via The Red List)

The house that Hitler built

(via Smabs Sputzer)

Butter for everyone, a bitterly satirical comment on Göring's famous remark, "Guns are better than butter".

(via Smabs Sputzer)

The Middle Ages, and the Third Reich

The window above is on the Stiftskirche of Tübingen, Germany.

(via Smabs Sputzer)

The German oak tree

(via Smabs Sputzer)

Kaiser Adolf

(via Smabs Sputzer)

Madrid 1936. They shall not pass. We shall pass, 1936

(via The Red List)

Voice of the Swamp - "3,000 years of incest proves the superiority of my race," 1936

(via The Red List)

Hitler Tells Fairytales II, 1936

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The Peaceful Fish of Prey (with the head of Hermann Goering), 1937

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This is the safety, that they deliver, 1938

(via Maeb-Naeb-Tab)

And Yet It Moves, 1943

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