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Ref NoDL1901
Alt Ref NoDL1901
Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionReinforcements for Rommel
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date06 Aug 1942
FormatArtwork
Size42 x 51.3cm
Techniqueblack ink
Embedded text or transcriptBitterness is felt about the Italian claims that recent Axis successes in Libya and Egypt were not so much due to Rommel's tanks as to the valour of Italian troops.
Musso the Great Conqueror of Egypt to be erected in Alexandria
Person DepictedRommel; Erwin (1891-1944)
Mussolini; Benito (1883-1945)
NotesNews: Montgomery Takes over 8th Army: Aug. 6: After the severe mauling adminstered to them by Rommel and his Afrika Korps, the British and Commonwealth forces in the Western Desert have been given a new commander, General Sir Harold Alexander becomes C.-C. Middle East and General Bernard Montgomery becomes commander of the Eighth Army... [Chronicle of the 20th Century]
SubjectsThird Reich 1933-45
Transport
Germany
statues
Defence
North Africa Campaign
Alexandria
propaganda
Italy
Deserts
Weapons
tanks
Italian
Historical periods and persons
ships
Egypt
Armed forces
Libya
axis powers
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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GB/BCA/634Rommel; Erwin (1891-1944)1891-1944   
GB/BCA/58Mussolini; Benito (1883-1945)1883-1945   
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