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Artist or CreatorMichael Cummings
Title or Caption[no caption]
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Express
Date12 Feb 1969
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcript"Russian Mediterranean fleet? I see no Russian fleet!"
Admiral Healey
Person DepictedHealey; Denis Winston (1917-); Baron Healey
Kosygin; Alexei
Brezhnev; Leonid Ilyich (1906-1982)
Implied textHoratio Nelson, "I see no ships." Battle of Copenhagen, 1801
NotesNews (11th Feb) In an interview in Der Spiegel, a West German news magazine, the Defence Secretary Denis Healey was reported to have said that the entire Soviet fleet in the Mediterranean would be sunk within minutes in the event of a war and it would not have time to fire its remote-control missiles. (The Times, 11/02/69, p. 1)
SubjectsNavies
anchors
samovars
Hammer and Sickle
cannons
rowing boats
Union Jack
Nelson's Column
telescopes
figureheads
ships' company
ships' decks
ships
Russia
Copyright contact detailssyndication.queries@express.co.uk
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