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Ref NoCG/1/1/1/12
Alt Ref NoGA0015
Artist or CreatorGiles; Ronald Carl (1916-1995)
Title or CaptionPublished caption: "Come in, Herr Rommel - come in and tell Uncle Adolf all about your West Wall."
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Express
Date18 Jun 1944
FormatArtwork
Size54 x 38cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue pencil
Embedded text or transcriptThe Hitler Line
Gustav Line
Central London Line
Berlin
Goering Line
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Rommel; Erwin (1891-1944)
Goering; Hermann (1893-1946)
NotesThis cartoon was included in "Giles England Smiler" published by J.H. Schultz (Copenhagen, 1946) Captions are in Danish and English and the front cover image and all pages are in the first Giles Annual (approximately half of the works from the first annual are included).
SubjectsPunishment
World War 1939-1945
clubs
maps
west wall
Series1st Annual
Copyright contact detailssyndication.queries@express.co.uk
Location of artworkBritish Cartoon Archive
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CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
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.  
GB/BCA/634Rommel; Erwin (1891-1944)1891-1944   
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.  
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