Image

BT0154.jpg

Ref NoBT0154
Alt Ref NoBT0154
Artist or CreatorBert Thomas
Title or CaptionHitler banked on a lightning war
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date01 Dec 1939 - 31 Dec 1939
FormatArtwork
Size35.5 x 25cm
Techniqueblack ink
Embedded text or transcript"Yer only hope kid was a 'knock-out' in the first round!"
Person DepictedGoering; Hermann (1893-1946)
Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Notesbottom margin : from the London Evening News on reverse : prob. December 1939 on reverse : BT6203 [crossed out]
Subjectsswastika
Flags
Germany
Emblems
Sports
boxing
Games
World War 1939-1945
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkBritish Cartoon Archive
Relates to cartoonBT0154

Show related Persons records.

Persons
CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/323Goering; Hermann (1893-1946)1893-1946German politician, military leader and leading member of the Nazi Party. He was Commander of the German Air Force (Luftwaffe). In 1936 he took complete control of the Four Year Plan for German rearmament. He played a key role in the annexation of Austria (Anschluss) in 1938. He was known for his extravagant tastes and garish clothes. Goering was a violent morphine addict.  
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.  
    Powered by CalmView© 2008-2019