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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionColonel Blimp, French edition
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date07 Jan 1943
FormatArtwork
Size36 x 43.5cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptNazi Radio France
Giraud
Ex-Vichy
De Gaulle
Person DepictedGiraud; Henri H.; General
Goebbels; Josef (1897-1945)
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Gaulle; Charles de, (1890-1970)
NotesNews: ...The German occupation of the "Vichy" zone was closely followed by the same popular resistance as had so long been shown in the occupied zone. On Nov. 29 a pro-German demonstration by the Legion in Lyon was broken up by indignant crowds and German troops sent to "restore order" abused; on Dec. 1 an attack on a German soldier in that city led to the seizure of 100 hostages taken indiscriminately by the Germans ... on Dec. 28 Vichy radio announced that 157 "terrorists and de Gaullists" had been arrested in Paris and 134 others elsewhere in France in a big police round-up ...... [Keesing's Contemporary Archives p.5551]
SubjectsThird Reich 1933-45
radio
Germany
Politics
war
Vichy France
propaganda
Leadership
government
International relations
France
resistance groups
North Africa
Historical periods and persons
Armed forces
broadcasting
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/413Giraud; Henri H.; General   
GB/BCA/345Goebbels; Josef (1897-1945)1897-1945German politician. Minister of Propaganda from 1933-45. Known for his zealous speeches and anti-Semitism. Chief architect of the Kristallnacht attack on German Jews considered to be the first manifestation of the Nazi violence culminating in the Holocaust.  
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/193Gaulle; Charles de, (1890-1970)1890-1970   
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