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DL2315.jpg

Ref NoDL2315
Alt Ref NoDL2315
Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLooking ahead
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date15 Sep 1944
FormatArtwork
Size34 x 39.5cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcript"Sincere collaborator with the United Nations"
"I still think mine is the better idea" -
France
Resistance
Underground
Person DepictedGoering; Hermann (1893-1946)
Himmler; Heinrich (1900-1945)
Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Goebbels; Josef (1897-1945)
Notes News: Sep. 15: Germans on the run throughout Europe. German troops were on the run across Europe last night, as Allied soldiers broke through the main German defence of the Siegfried line and finally liberated the town of Nancy, the key bastion of eastern France, which Hitler decreed should be held at all costs... [Chronicle of the 20th century]
SubjectsUnion Jack
umbrellas
UN
Hammer and Sickle
Star-spangled Banner
Third Reich 1933-45
Flags
Rooms
Germany
firearms
Defence
war
mirrors
Surrender
government
International relations
resistance groups
Weapons
Defeat
Armed forces
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/323Goering; Hermann (1893-1946)1893-1946German politician, military leader and leading member of the Nazi Party. He was Commander of the German Air Force (Luftwaffe). In 1936 he took complete control of the Four Year Plan for German rearmament. He played a key role in the annexation of Austria (Anschluss) in 1938. He was known for his extravagant tastes and garish clothes. Goering was a violent morphine addict.  
GB/BCA/390Himmler; Heinrich (1900-1945)1900-1945   
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/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.  
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