Ref No23132
Alt Ref No23132
Artist or CreatorLeslie Gibbard
Title or Caption"I've persecuted the minority, condemned the Jews, found a pretext for invasion, taken care of Justice, stifled the press, and held my Night of the Long Knives - by the way, where do you think I should build the bunker?"
Extent1 item
Published byThe Guardian
Date22 Sep 1972
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Amin; Idi (1923?-2003)
NotesNews: 21 Sep: The future Commonwealth membership of Uganda under General Amin would have to be very seriously considered at the next Commonwealth conference, Mr Thorpe, the Liberal leader, said at the party annual assembly. Calling General Amin "a black Hitler" Mr Thorpe spoke of the time South Africa was excluded from the Commonwealth and said: "Our main reason for advocating this was that a multiracial community could not condone a country which eternally practised racialism."
World War 1939-1945
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GB/BCA/394Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)1889-1945Born in Austria. Politician and leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party (Nazi Party). He served as German chancellor from 1933-1945 and head of state (Fuhrer) from 1934-1945. He established a single-party dictatorship based on the totalitarian and autocratic ideals of national socialism. He gained support for his views on German nationalism, anti-Semitism, anti-capitalism and anti-communism through his impassioned speeches and propaganda. He wanted to establish a New Order of absolute rule in Europe and pursued a policy of seizing land by force for the Aryan people.  
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