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DL1940.jpg

Ref NoDL1940
Alt Ref NoDL1940
Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionErsatz Corsican
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date12 Nov 1942
FormatArtwork
Size39 x 49.8cm
Techniqueblack ink
Embedded text or transcript"Old fool! I will teach you how to defend France's dishonour"
Armistice
Corsica
Person DepictedPetain; Philippe (1856-1951)
Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Mussolini; Benito (1883-1945)
Napoleon I (1769-1821); Emperor of the French
NotesNews: November 11: ... Western Front: German and Italian troops commenced the occupation of what was formerly Unoccupied France. ... Italian forces also made landings in Corsica, occupying Bastia. ... [Keesing's Contemporary Archives p.5457]
SubjectsThird Reich 1933-45
Germany
occupation
Corsica
Politics
war
Leadership
government
International relations
France
Vichy France
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/591Petain; Philippe (1856-1951)1856-1951   
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.  
GB/BCA/58Mussolini; Benito (1883-1945)1883-1945   
GB/BCA/558Napoleon I (1769-1821); Emperor of the French1769-1821   
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