Ref NoDL1924
Alt Ref NoDL1924
Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionIt's all yours, Adolf
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date13 Oct 1942
Size37 x 44.5cm
Techniqueblack ink
Embedded text or transcriptResponsibility for Stalingrad "Victory"
Person DepictedGoering; Hermann (1893-1946)
Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
NotesNews: October 11: Eastern Front: After 51 days' continuous fighting, no attacks by enemy infantry and tanks were made at Stalingrad, though Luftwaffe raids continued and violent artillery and mortar duels were fought. N.W. of Stalingrad local enemy attacks were repulsed. On the Caucasus front strong enemy assaults in the Mozdok area were beaten back, the Germans losing 300 men and a number of tanks; of 75 enemy planes attacking an objective on this front, 26 were shot down. S.E. of Novorossisk Soviet forces gained some ground and surrounded an enemy-occupied locality. On the N.W. front 10 enemy infantry regiments attacking Russian positions were thrown back by strong counter-attacks and dispersed by Stormovik dive-bombers. The Germans claimed air attacks on the oil centre of Grozny, said to have caused heavy destruction and fires. ... [Keesing's Contemporary Archives p5406]
SubjectsThird Reich 1933-45
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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