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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionWhere is Hitler? - The mystery solved
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date21 Dec 1944
FormatArtwork
Size34.5 x 42cm
Techniqueblack ink
Embedded text or transcript"The Western offensive is Hitler's Christmas present to the German people" - Nazi comment
Rundstedt's Intuition
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
NotesNews: Dec. 19: On a day of fog and cloud when Allied planes were grounded, the Germans made their move. Mustering 24 divisions, ten of them armoured, Field Marshal von Rundstedt lunged at the Allied front in Belgium, following the same line of advance through the Ardennes forest as the conquering German armies of 1940. ... [Chronicle of the 20th century]
SubjectsEmblems
swastika
Third Reich 1933-45
Flags
Toys
Festivals and customs
Germany
children
Christmas
Western Front
military officers
Belgium
Armed forces
Ardennes
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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