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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or Caption[no caption]
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date13 Jun 1941
Size39.5 x 49cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcript"Through Turkey" Plan
"Hi, Joe! I wonder if you'd do me a favour ... "
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Stalin; Joseph (1879-1953)
NotesSoviet Russia. - Denial of German Threats to U.S.S.R.. Reports from Turkey, the Balkans and other centres in recent weeks of heavy German troop concentrations on the Soviet frontiers from the Baltic to the Black Sea - a total of 120 divisions was mentioned - and of the mobilisation of the Rumanian army on the Bessarabian frontier led to an offical denial by the Soviet Tass Agency on June 13 of the presence of a German threat to the U.S.S.R. Declaring such reports to be "completely absurd and obviously sheer hostile propaganda" spread by forces hostile to Russia and Germany" ... [Keesing's Contmeporary Archives p.4661]
Third Reich 1933-45
military planning
International relations
Armed forces
World War 1939-1945
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT
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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