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Ref NoCG/1/1/2/5
Alt Ref NoGA0018
Artist or CreatorGiles; Ronald Carl (1916-1995)
Title or Caption"I hope you won't think me unduly inquisitive, Benito, but just where were you on Thursday afternoon?"
Extent1 item
Published bySunday Express
Date23 Jul 1944
FormatArtwork
Size45.5 x 33.5cm
Techniqueblack ink/black crayon
Embedded text or transcriptENOS
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Mussolini; Benito (1883-1945)
NotesAdditional text under caption on annual page reads "(On Thursday, July 20th, a bomb was left at Hitler's headquarters at Munich)"
This 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).
SubjectsGlobes
Medicine
Suspicion
World War 1939-1945
bandages
bombs
crutches
plots
screens
Series1st Annual
Copyright contact detailssyndication.queries@express.co.uk
Location of artworkBritish Cartoon Archive
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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.  
GB/BCA/58Mussolini; Benito (1883-1945)1883-1945   
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