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Ref NoCG/1/1/1/30
Alt Ref NoGA0038
Artist or CreatorGiles; Ronald Carl (1916-1995)
Title or Caption"If you're going to keep grinning all the time, Hermann, you're going to spoil the whole effect"
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Express
Date22 Apr 1945
FormatArtwork
Size55 x 38cm
Techniqueblack ink/black crayon
Embedded text or transcriptDisplaced Persons' Camp
Person DepictedMussolini; Benito (1883-1945)
Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Goering; Hermann (1893-1946)
Himmler; Heinrich (1900-1945)
Goebbels; Josef (1897-1945)
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).
SubjectsUnion Jack
World War 1939-1945
camps
costumes
disguises
donkeys
fancy dress
pretence
refugees
war damage
Series1st Annual
Copyright contact detailssyndication.queries@express.co.uk
Location of artworkBritish Cartoon Archive
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CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/58Mussolini; Benito (1883-1945)1883-1945   
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/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/390Himmler; Heinrich (1900-1945)1900-1945   
GB/BCA/345Goebbels; Josef (1897-1945)1897-1945German politician. Minister of Propaganda from 1933-45. Known for his zealous speeches and anti-Semitism. Chief architect of the Kristallnacht attack on German Jews considered to be the first manifestation of the Nazi violence culminating in the Holocaust.  
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