Friday, April 2, 2010

Antisemitism and Chess

Image credit: Gerhard Radosztics.

Chess is often used as a political metaphor, so it is not surprising it is sometimes used for antisemitic purposes.

Above is a WWII-era Italian postcard (actually a "rip-off" of a similar German postcard) which has the Italians and Germans winning the war against the British king, as Jewish plutocrats on the sidelines shed tears.

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