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Ref NoDL1815
Alt Ref NoDL1815
Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or Caption"Straightening the line"
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date15 Jan 1942
FormatArtwork
Size37 x 44.5cm
Techniqueblack ink
Embedded text or transcriptTodt's Marvellous Communications System (there & back)
Hit's Intuition
Ach, dummkopf, don'd you know a straight line iss der shortest distance between two points - say us und Smolensk.
Person DepictedTodt; Fritz (1891-1942)
Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Hit's Intuition
SubjectsTransport
Germany
trucks
Russia
military planning
snow
Smolensk
valkyrie
Armed forces
Weather
strategy
World War 1939-1945
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
Relates to cartoonDL1815

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GB/BCA/3892Todt; Fritz (1891-1942)1891-1942   
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.  
GB/BCA/3983Hit's Intuition   
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