In May 1938, Italians and the world were treated to the spectacle of Adolf Hitler's visit to Italy. The visit was a prime example of overheated Fascist propaganda. For seven days, Hitler was feted in a manner that was far removed from a normal state visit.
This event was captured on color film Agfakolor by German photographer Hugo Jaeger in Rome, 1938.
Here is a collection of rare color photos of Berlin in 1937, taken by Thomas Neumann.
Here are some old color photos of life in the 1930s-40s