Ref NoDL1803
Alt Ref NoDL1803
Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionReply to Roosevelt
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date12 Dec 1941
Size37.5 x 45.5cm
Techniqueblack ink
Embedded text or transcriptDarlan
Orders re Dakar etc
Orders re Gibraltar etc.
Person DepictedDarlan; Jean
Serrano Suner; Ramon, (1901-2003)
Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
NotesSpain. Sr. Suner on Spanish Interest in Azores and Cape Verdes. - Threat to U.S.A. ...Sr. Suner, Spanish Foreign Minister, in a statement to the Rome paper "Messaggero" at the end of July, said that Spain "could not remain indifferent in the event of an Anglo-American occupation of the Azores and Cape Verde Island"; that Europe would become self-sufficing after the "totalitarian victory over Bolshevist Russia"; that further U.S. intervention would "still further consolidate the unity of European nations in the struggle against Bolshevism"; and that Eire, Portugal and France would be "compelled to oppose the aggressor from the other continent" and he be drawn into the war against Britain and her allies. ... [Keesing's Contemporary Archives P.4730]
Germany and Italy declare war on United States.... In a special meeting of the Reichstag in the morning of Dec. 11 Hitler anounced that Germany had declared war on the United States, and had concluded an agreement with Italy and Japan by which they would make common war on the United States and Britain, ... [Keesing's Contemporary Archives p.4926]
SubjectsArmed forces
International relations
Royal Navy
Third Reich 1933-45
World War 1939-1945
foreign policy
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
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