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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or Caption"Vandals!"
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date22 Feb 1944
FormatArtwork
Size41.5 x 50cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptWar Factory
Person DepictedGoebbels; Josef (1897-1945)
Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
NotesNews: Feb. 16: Allied leaders today defended bombing the Benedictine monastery on Monte Cassino, the rock fortress which blocks the road to Rome and which has cost the lives of so many Allied soldiers.... Mr Roosevelt declared that the bombing was justified because the Germans had been using it for military purposes. ... [Chronicle of the 20th century]
SubjectsArchitecture
Disruption
Germany
Industries
World War 1939-1945
air raids
cathedrals
churches
damage
gothic architecture
vandalism
war
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/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/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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