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Propaganda is information provided to the public that attempts to sway opinions and emotions in favor of a particular position or point of view. It is often biased or even false, and can be presented in a variety of ways, including art, media, writing, and speeches. In World War II, both the Allied and the Axis powers used propaganda to heighten the emotions and gain the support of their citizens. Most of the information provided below is on Nazi propaganda, but the Boniuk Library also has resources on American propaganda during the war.