Top 10 Pro-Nazi Propaganda Cartoons From World War II

4. Armer Hansi (Poor Hansi) 1943

Armer Hansi is a short created by Deutsche Zeichenfilm GmbH, a German animation studio that was set up by Joseph Goebbels, the German Minister of Propaganda and National Enlightenment. This was done on the orders of Adolf Hitler, who wanted Germany to make cartoons that could rival Disney.

Armer Hansi is about a songbird called Hansi, which escapes its cage to meet an attractive bird of another species. Hansi faces a series of unpleasant situations outside his cage and is almost eaten by a flying kite and a cat.

He manages to find the attractive female but is chased away by her partner. However, Hansi later finds a female of his own species and joins her in her cage where they live happily ever after.[7]

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