Ref NoDL1932
Alt Ref NoDL1932
Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or Caption[no caption]
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date27 Oct 1942
Size36.3 x 42.5cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptThe British and Americans must not be permitted to bring the war to the sacred soil of Italy. - Italian Comment
Strike-a now in da West
Bomb on Genoa Milan
Allied offensive in Mid East
Dire future possibilities for Italy
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Mussolini; Benito (1883-1945)
NotesINews: October 25: ... Western Front: ... The Stefani Agency, which had earlier given the total death-roll in Milan, Genoa and Savona as 122, stated that 354 people were killed when an air-raid shelter in Genoa was hit in the raid on Oct. 22. Middle-East: Heavy fighting continued throughout the day and night in which the Allies consolidated all their position gained, mopped up pockets of enemy resistance, and probed still further into the strong enemy defence positions at some points in an attempt to make room for the armoured forces to deploy; some minor engagement with enemy tanks occurred. ... [Keesing's Contemporary Archives p.5429]
SubjectsThird Reich 1933-45
North Africa Campaign
International relations
air raids
axis powers
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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