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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionFire bomb
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date21 Mar 1941
FormatArtwork
Size37 x 47.5cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptBullied Balkans
Roosevelt's burning flame of liberty
Person DepictedGoebbels; Josef (1897-1945)
Goering; Hermann (1893-1946)
Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
NotesRepublished in David Low, Low's War Cartoons, Cresset Press, 1941.
SubjectsUSA
Germany
Bulgaria
war
Greece
propaganda
government
International relations
Balkan Peninsula
foreign policy
Weapons
occupation
fire-bombs
Nazism
liberty
torches
Statue of Liberty
Lease-Lend Agreement
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/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.  
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/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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