Blackout Regulations


Curfews imposed by the Germans were a way of controlling the population, making it all the more difficult for the citizens of the Nazi-occupied countries to aid downed Allied airmen.  The poster below, warning of blackout regulations, was liberated by 1st Lt Charles V. Carlson, bombardier on the “Shack Rabbit 3,” from the Hotel Maurice in Paris in September 1944.  See the translation that follows it.  To enlarge, click on the image.  Our thanks to Margaret Fricke for sharing it with us.  For more on Lt. Carlson, click here.

German Blackout RegulationsIMG_4598


English translation of blackout regs IMG_4600



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