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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionSo you didn't keep my promise! You're fired!
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date02 Nov 1942
FormatArtwork
Size40 x 47.3cm
Techniqueblack ink
Embedded text or transcriptMore dismissals are threatened in Germany over the delay in taking Stalingrad
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
NotesNews: November 2: Eastern Front: In N Stalingrad the Russians, in persistent attacks and after heavy hand-to-hand fighting in which the enemy lost over 700 men, recaptured several positions lost to the Germans in their big onslaught a month earlier. ... [Keesing's Contemporary Archives p.5439]
SubjectsThird Reich 1933-45
Germany
Russia
Leadership
military planning
snow
ice
Stalingrad
Armed forces
casualties
Weather
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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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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