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BT0119.jpg

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Artist or CreatorBert Thomas
Title or CaptionHeadache no 1!
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date17 Sep 1939
FormatArtwork
Size39 x 26.5cm
Techniqueblack ink
Embedded text or transcriptHungary
[Ger]many
Tesch
Cracow
Carpathia
Czestochowa
Posen
Lodz
Kutno
Warsaw
Luko
Bromderg
Vistula
Thorn
Danzig
East Prussia
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Noteson reverse : 17 Sep 1939 BT6168 right hand margin : pencil markings top margin : dark. The polish Front, Sept. 11-16. ...The communique of the Polish Supreme Command on Sept. 11 stated that heavy battles were being fought at Modlin and along the rivers Narew and Bug, and that the Polish "Army of Pomorze" (the Corridor) was withdrawing south-eastwards along the Vistula in an attempt to join up with the main Polish forces. ... [Keesing's Contemporary Archives p.3730]
Subjectsswastika
Flags
Germany
military planning
maps
Lodz
Defence
Poland
strategy
World War 1939-1945
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkBritish Cartoon Archive
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