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Alt Ref NoGAB0056
Artist or CreatorGiles; Ronald Carl (1916-1995)
Title or Caption"If I am captured I would much prefer regular execution by beheading in the Tower of
London to the farce of a noisy trial in Madison-square."
Extent1 item
Published byJH Schultz Forlag
Date27 Aug 1944
FormatBook page
Embedded text or transcriptSalvage
Person DepictedGoebbels; Josef (1897-1945)
Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Goering; Hermann (1893-1946)
Mussolini; Benito (1883-1945)
Roosevelt; Theodore
Stalin; Joseph (1879-1953)
Churchill; Winston (1874-1965)
NotesAdditional text on page (in Danish): (Extract from Mussolini's Diaries, published in the
North Italian Press)
SubjectsNazism
Tower of London
World War 1939-1945
decapitation
execution blocks
executions
trials
war crimes
Series1st Annual
Copyright contact detailssyndication.queries@express.co.uk
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