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Alt Ref NoDL1688
Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or Caption"All I'm asking is to be let through"
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date09 Jan 1941
FormatArtwork
Size34.5 x 42.2cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptBulgaria
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
NotesRepublished in David Low, Low's War Cartoons, Cresset Press, 1941.
Keesing's Contemporary Archives: Bulgaria. Anti-Semitic legislation. New Payments Agreement with Germany. Efforts to break free from Axis influence. Reiteration of Neutrality Policy and Independence. Statements by MM. Filoff and Popoff. The Soviet attitude to Nazi moves in Bulgaria... Some alarm was caused in Bulgaria and other Balkan countries when Prof. Bogdan Filoff, the Premier, visited Vienna on Jan. 6-7. On his return to Sofia on the latter date, however, Prof. Filoff categorically denied reports that he had seen Ribbentrop and said that his visit had only been made for medical consultations and that he had not been authorised to meet any German representatives.... Reports of German troops having arrived in Bulgaria, denied in Sofia, led to an indication of the Russian attitude ... [p.4409]
SubjectsGermany
Politics
Bulgaria
Defence
war
expansionism
neutrality
International relations
Weapons
tanks
Armed forces
Nazism
invasion
World War 1939-1945
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
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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.  
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