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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or Caption"One more step towards London"
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date23 Jul 1942
FormatArtwork
Size39.5 x 48cm
Techniqueblack ink
Embedded text or transcript"The real enemy of the German Reich is not Russia or the United States, but Britain. - says Gobbels"
South Russia
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Goebbels; Josef (1897-1945)
NotesIn a speech to Nazi officials in Berlin on March 24, Goebbels [stated that] The decline of the Allies could "not be stopped" and the British Empire in particular was "in its last illness" and could be "kept alive only by artificial means;" death might "not happen today or tomorrow," but when the moment came would occur with "the suddenness of lightning." ... [Keesing's Contemporary Archives p.5273] July 23: Russia: The Russian withdrawal in the Donetz basin toward the Lower Don brought the enemy to the Rostov area, where heavy fighting occurred; a Berln claim that German and Slovak forces had penetrated the Russian bridgehead in front of Rostov and reached the outskirts of the city was not confirmed in Moscow. Russian communications and positions in this area were heavily bombed by the Luftwaffe... [Keesing's Contemporary Archives p.5281]
SubjectsUSA
Third Reich 1933-45
Geographical areas
Germany
Russia
propaganda
UK
Southern USSR
International relations
Armed forces
Germans
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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